While exploring unicode symbols, I discovered that the three-bar icon people now see as the hamburger menu also exists in the symbol table as something called the “trigram for heaven” ☰.
A mini-vacation on my desktop with unobstructed views.
Last February I gave a lightning talk at the Manila leg of World Information Architecture Day (WIAD)—and I kind of love how it started from meta commentary but grew into something deeper. It’s totally my genre. These are my behind-the-scenes notes on it:
It’s taken me ages, but I’ve tidied up a bit around here. Welcome to the new-ish, old-ish Stellify: let me show you around.
Had way too much fun doing that title.
Meta tags, also known as Meta data, describe and give information about other data. The most common examples of Meta data for web pages are the page title and description. When your Google Adwords pop up on Google search results, these are the first things people see.
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If you’ve seen my updated Twitter bio lately, it reads like that. Here’s a little more context behind it.
Macau is, for the most part, split between its colonial past on Taipa, and its extravagant future on Cotai.
Last Updated: June 11, 2019 I appreciate and admire that these authors put their books on the web for free. By free books, I don’t just mean files you can download, or excerpts on fancy landing pages. They are the actual text formatted as beautiful, functional webpages—redefining our idea of what a book is, and what it means to have free access to the wisdom that comes from it.
Very backlogged travel logs:
A few hyper-specific hashtags
that I basically own on Twitter: