That Emoji Does Not Mean What You Think It Means

I’ve always interpreted the iOS grinning face as “anguished clenched-teeth look of constipation”, so it’s interesting to see how the same emoji on other platforms is actually interpreted as more happy. The most widely misinterpreted is the “grinning face with smiling eyes” emoji, which—depending on the platform—can range from the rosy-cheeked cherubic face of glee … Read more

Bye La Jolla

I consider the Mercury meetup in La Jolla to be a success! I got to meet half of my team for the first time and I learned several things while there.

Here are some pictures which I haven’t previously posted.

Credit to Beau Lebens for the featured image.

Learning to Code? Just Get Started

Career Foundry recently reached out to me to get a quote for an article they wrote named Learning To Code, A Web Developer’s Guide My response for the article was: Start small with a self-hosted WordPress site and then slowly break it and make it better. Large projects have a habit of becoming demoralizing. Small … Read more

Flickr – Photo Sharing!

Flickr Chrome Extension

Stephane Daury recently shared a link to a Chrome extension from Flickr that opens up a new image each time a tab is opened. Being a web developer, I am in my browser all day looking at documentation, testing code, learning, and collaborating with coworkers. Having this Flickr extension for Chrome allows me to take … Read more