WordCamp 2014 Video

Kevin Routson,from Bluehost, made this cool little video of the goings on throughout the day of WordCamp SLC

Lofty Lake Loop

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Tracking WordPress Function Calls

I needed a quick way to track function calls today, and the easiest way to do this seems to be with Debug Bar Extender’s dbgx_trace_var() which shows the times a variable is logged, so if you call it with the same variable name every time the function is called it will give you a count.

Playing piano

Al playing piano while over at grandma’s house.

Yosemite

Project Yosemite has put out some beautiful time-lapse videos of Yosemite National Park with the most recent one being published about a month ago.

BEM Syntax with Sass

UPDATE: Updated before it’s even published, but last night I found out that with updates before Sass 3.3.0 you can now just us & in front of the last part of the selector and it will work the same as the @at-root directive. Code snippets below have been updated to use this method. At Big […]

Finn Alden Kelsey

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How Designers Destroyed the World

TLDW is that we are responsible for everything we put into the world, and think hard about what we make and what impact it has on those around us. This way of thinking about things really resonates with me. I like to think that the real afterlife is the legacy you leave behind. It’s how your kids, grand kids, and so on remember you, what you did, and what you stood for. I just hope that I put more good than bad into the world.

And I wonder when we broke everything so thoroughly

Every night, homeless people construct their nightly shelters outside the Quaker meeting house. Quakers will not make you leave. And have a high level of empathy. A few weeks ago I was walking home and there was a woman, a homeless woman, setting up a space. She’d unrolled a rug. And a chair. And a toy stove. The big chunky plastic ones kids play with. And that’s when I noticed the kid. A girl. About five or six years old. And realized her mother was setting up a space for the girl to feel at home.

via The Pastry Box Project | 18 December 2013, baked by Mike Monteiro.