Standing out in the crowd - Women in open source →
“As men, you are able to glide through life ignoring these things. If you are white, and straight, and speak English, and are university educated, there are a bunch of other things you’ve been able to ignore so far, too. I’m asking you to try not to ignore them. Keep your eyes and ears open and be aware of how things feel to people who don’t share your privilege.”
Dumbing things down is not the way
According to Jeffrey Zeldman it is a good thing that CSS 1 (and 2.1) wasn’t very advanced, because otherwise it would have been too overhelming for newbies. I disagree. Imagine in other professions possibilities being limited in order to make them easier to learn. Wouldn’t that be both insulting to newcomers and damaging to advanced users? Besides, HTML and CSS are still very easy to...
Great essay about procrastination and... →