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May 16, 2016
CSS Selectors Redux
Last month in Sydney and Melbourne I was honoured to speak at Respond 2016, the third Web Directions conference at which I’ve had the privilege of speaking after Web Essentials 2006 and Web Directions South 2009. John Allsopp assigned me a great topic that would never have occurred to me otherwise: CSS selectors.
Aug 13, 2014
Melbourne Web Developers Fireside Chat
This Thursday, August 14th, I’ll be speaking at the Melbourne Web Developers meetup in a “fireside chat” with event organiser James Gallichio from General Assembly. The theme of the night is “show me something amazing” (no pressure), so I’m bringing along a few examples of web development that has inspired me lately.
May 20, 2014
Verbal Diarrhoea at Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Event
Yesterday’s Microsoft Surface Pro 3 launch event showed off what I think is a fairly compelling product. But apart from the product itself, two things really struck me when I watched the event video. The first was the tell-tale signs of sloppy software. The second thing that stood out for me was presenter Panos Panay’s tendency to slip in and out of what my high school English teacher used to call verbal diarrhoea.