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Crafting an Empowering Environment

A presentation about the ways in which Etsy’s work culture creates an empowering environment for women in technical roles. Given at CareerZoo in Dublin in February 2016.

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Building Software at Etsy

A presentation on the culture of engineering at Etsy, given at CareerZoo in Dublin in February 2016.

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We Still Feel Fine

An update to the 2005 project “We Feel Fine” by Jonathan Harris and Sev Kamvar. Uses the Twitter Streaming API, Node.js, and d3.js.

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Ease In

Fade in DOM elements hierarchically with CSS transitions and 393 bytes of JavaScript. Possibly the world’s tiniest JavaScript plugin.

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CSS Specify Me

A simple CSS specificity calculator to help you learn how specificity works.

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7 Minute Fit

An iOS app that helps you get in shape fast by guiding you through a 7-minute high-intensity circuit training workout.

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SimpleSelect

A lightweight, cross-browser compatible JavaScript library for hierarchical DOM element selection without a framework.

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Lauren Sperber Dot Com

A simple, responsive WordPress theme for my personal site that showcases projects separately from blog posts. Uses Twitter Bootstrap and Font Awesome icons.

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Pick-a-Color

Pick-a-Color is an easy-to-use jQuery color picker for Twitter Bootstrap.

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Patch Beta

A revision of the Patch homepage designed to promote serendipitous content discovery. Based on extensive usability testing and focus groups.