Patterns Day 2019 - Heydon Pickering

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This one was hard to write notes for, partly because it was code-heavy and partly because I had just been to MEATliquor for lunch. There is one note however that somehow didn’t make it to this list: Heydon wore lobster hands through his entire talk. I really enjoyed the talk, at first I didn’t really understand (I was one thinking “just use media queries!”) but it turns out he was trying to teach axioms to the browser. Guide instead of tell, which I think is what we all try our best to achieve when trying to work with such a fluid medium as the web.

Here’s my notes: