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Purchasing Power Parity

Purchasing power parity examples.

We need a continuous, sustained conversation around areas of inequality that can be improved, need to be improved. Some are more difficult than others, but for the Web, its DNA is to be as accessible and inclusive as possible. Parity is another way to manifest that.

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Hamburger ☰ Heaven

Hamburger ☰ Heaven

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” ☰.

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Stellify, realigned

Stellify, realigned

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.

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Code is poetical science

Theme design for Women Who WordPress Manila workshop

“You will not concede me philosophical poetry. Invert the order! Will you give me poetical philosophy, poetical science?” — Ada Lovelace in a letter to her mother

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Seeking out sources

Seeking out sources

I saw this set of Marvel characters morphing into their movie counterparts in my social media feed. If you use Tumblr long enough, you’ll recognize when something comes from a photoset (a grid of images in different configurations, which are captioned and/or animated) even after they get screencapped and land elsewhere, like Twitter, or Imgur, 9gag, or Pinterest. Thankfully, I could finally make out the credit watermark on the Imgur […]

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