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Lea Verou
webdevelopment 45,799 followers
Today’s #xkcd is a very fitting reply to all those citing free speech to support Brendan Eich in the recent debacle facebook.com/leaverou/posts…
Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise. —Margaret Atwood
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TIL there are 2 justification algos, a good one and a crappy & fast one. Browsers use the latter. elliotjaystocks.com/blog/justifica… by @elliotjaystocks
A bit disappointed there’s no Chaplain for the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster on the @MIT campus :P #fsm pic.twitter.com/z4Oq9V9ckx
Re: cat café, pffffft. In Greece, every outdoors restaurant/café is a cat café by default. :P And for free too (except your food scraps)! :D
TIL: A cat café is a theme café whose attraction is cats that can be watched and played with. There’s one in London! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat_caf%C…
I'm in a Verizon store and this lady is complaining about hackers getting her password. She looked at me and I smiled. Only if she knew. LOL
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"44 years ago we put a man on the moon -- but we still can't vertically center things in CSS." ~Luke from @simurai's presentation @cssconfau
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#cssconfau has so far had amazing content, a great venue & food but absolutely dreadful projector hardware. :/ Still a great conf though!
If you want to know more on antialiasing in css read this great article by @aerotwist html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/i… #cssconfau
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Thanks for the lovely feedback for my #cssconfau talk! storify.com/LeaVerou/the-c… If u have questions, come & ask me, I’ll be around all day :)
The best thing about pregnant women is the free Wifi pic.twitter.com/DozRPXnulg
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I've been in Melbourne for more than 24 hours and I still haven't seen a kangaroo. WTF. #cssconfau
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There are maybe 10 tickets left for @CSSConf wink wink. If you are on the fence, start moving to decision time! ti.to/jsconf-us/cssc…
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Huge thanks to everyone who voted for me in #thenetawards! I was shortlisted for both Outstanding Contribution & Talk of the year! <3 y'all!
“Women in tech are talked about in the context of being women, men are talked about in the context of being in tech” nytimes.com/2014/04/06/tec…
I really like status.modern.ie : Check whether your fave web platform features are (considered to be) implemented in @IE /via @dstorey
“The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile, but that it is indifferent” —Stanley Kubrick zenpencils.com/comic/148-stan…
Protip: Designing websites with sufficient contrast isn’t only useful for colorblind folk, but also for Kindle users.
LOVE LOVE LOVE my new Kindle paperwhite!!! BEST speaker gift ever @code_mania! <3 @ Langham Hotel instagram.com/p/mY_QXsoZqe/
New blog post, inspired from my talk at #cm14: Dynamically generated SVG through SASS + A 3D animated RGB cube! lea.verou.me/2014/04/dynami…
@LeaVerou 99% of the arguments for him to stay would be ignored/mocked if he donated to an anti-black or anti-women voting campaign.
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Wow. Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO! blog.mozilla.org/blog/2014/04/0…