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I’m Miriam. I make art & software that celebrate the queer complexity of human experience.

20 recent & upcoming episodes

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Container Queries & The Future of CSS @ Modern Web Conference

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New CSS proposals like Container Queries, Cascade Layers, Scoped Styles, and Nesting are all aimed at improving the way we write responsive components and design systems.


2021

Support (Not) Unknown @ OddBird.net

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Working on a new CSS feature like Container Queries, one of the most important considerations is to ensure a “migration path” – a way for developers to start integrating the new code, without breaking their sites on legacy browsers.

Container Queries & the CSSWG @ The F-Word

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I chat with Bruce Lawson & Vadim Makeev about Sass & Susy, CSS Layers & compatibility, Container Queries, and the CSS Working Group.

What Is The Future Of CSS? @ Smashing Magazine

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Starting a new season of the Smashing Podcast with a look at the future of CSS. What new specs will be landing in browsers soon? Drew McLellan talks to Miriam to find out.

Container Queries Explainer & ProposalCSSWG

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Media-queries allow an author to make style changes based on the overall viewport dimensions – but in many cases, authors would prefer styling modular components based on their context within a layout.

Beyond CSS Variables @ An Event Apart Spring Summit

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CSS Custom Properties (aka Cascading Variables) have gained broad browser support since 2015 – but what are they good for, and why do we need them?

2020

CSS, Sass, and Playwriting @ Enjoy The Vue

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I join Ari, Ben, and Tessa to talk about getting into CSS from other languages, the absurdly massive problem CSS is designed to solve, and the mental model behind the language.

Open CSS Notebook @ css.oddbird.net

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As I spend more of my time working on the CSS language, I wanted a place to take notes and explore new ideas in the open.

Dissecting CSS Conventions @ An Event Apart Fall Summit

| talk | Online

How do we write code that is modular & maintainable, in a language designed to be systematic & contextual?

When Variables Cascade @ SmashingConf Austin/NY

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The Cascade makes CSS unique – forcing us to revisit even the most common programming feature: the variable.

CSS is Rad @ Design 4 Drupal Webinar Series

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The web is designed to work across platforms, devices, languages, and interfaces – but how can we possibly design for that unknown and always-changing canvas?

CSS is Rad @ SmashingConf Live

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Cascade Aligned Programming @ Front Range Front End

| talk | Online

From the very start, “web design” has posed a nearly impossible paradox.

Dynamic CSS @ Shift Remote

| talk | Online

Don’t let the declarative syntax fool you – CSS is a powerful and dynamic programming language.

Custom Property “Stacks"CSS Tricks

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CSS Custom Properties allow us to manage and control both cascade and inheritance in new ways.

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