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The Poetic Tragedy of Privacy

Broken expectations of trust are painful and lead to loss. Take care in how you trust and whom you trust. Change the way you think about privacy and let that inform how you use the web. Don’t blame platforms for your behavior. Does anyone trust a stranger to relay private information without eventual revelation? Contracts […]

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Gutenberg and WordPress 5.0

WordPress 5.0 is here and with it comes Gutenberg. My belief today: WordPress 5.0 is the biggest misstep and yet necessary step the platform has made to date. I have long considered WordPress’ sparkle a product of its commitment to backward compatibility. That commitment has created a vibrant community, ecosystem, and marketplace. People build their […]

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Entering the SitePoint Podcast

Today, I’m happy to announce that the SitePoint Podcast has taken me aboard. Only a few weeks ago, my friend Patrick O’Keefe contacted me while I was in Florida about joining the show. Needless to say, I accepted. It has been a true pleasure to join the crew. It has already been an experience I […]

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The day I denied Batman

Watching reruns of the 1960s Batman defined my early childhood. I lived on the edge of our family sofa. My eyes transfixed on Adam West, the face of my hero, the Batman. I was no couch potato, I was a fan. Fully garbed with my plastic mask and hand made cape. I suppose this is […]

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Web Fonts: Foundries Evolved

The road block It has been long hoped that fonts could one day be embedded on web pages accessibly. That time is now! Contrary to common belief, font embedding has been around for a long time. In 1996 the W3C chartered its first font working group and developed WebFonts (‘@font-face’). However, its implementation has been […]