Organizational Debt

We all know that classic aphorism: Year comes to an end, Rust blog post press send. This is mine. There are lots of cool technical improvements to Rust that I want the project to achieve this year, and a few in particular that I’m definitely going to be putting a lot of time into. But […]

I have resigned as the WordPress accessibility team lead. Here is why. – Rian Rietveld

.entry-header .post-thumbnail This post is written with the Gutenberg editor version 3.9.0. Disclaimer: This post is my opinion and mine alone. After several years of working on WordPress and accessibility and being part of the accessibility team, I have taken the very difficult decision to leave the WordPress accessibility team. I owe it to the […]

Chrome and Stale-While-Revalidate

Chrome is looking at adding support for RFC5861’s stale-while-revalidate, which is really cool. I wrote about the details of SwR when it first became an RFC, but its application to browsers is something that’s a new. Seems like a good time to answer a few potential questions. What’s stale-while-revalidate For? I originally designed SwR when […]

The Node.js world is imploding | The Outline

A close-knit tech community has fallen into disarray over a debate that started around a Code of Conduct and quickly spiraled into a referendum on diversity initiatives. Ashley Williams, an outspoken advocate for diversity in tech and a member of the Node Foundation Board of Directors, the volunteer leadership organization for the popular open source […]

Trump Proposes Cutting State Department Budget by 37% – WSJ

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is proposing deep cuts in U.S. diplomatic and foreign-aid funding while dramatically increasing defense expenditures, a bid to fundamentally shift the emphasis of U.S. foreign policy that has sparked fierce criticism from lawmakers and international-affairs experts. The White House has proposed a spending cut of 37% to the State Department and U.S. […]