Accessibility is More Than Ramps

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. While the day focuses on digital accessibility, I’d like to take the opportunity to talk about an important aspect of prioritizing accessibility in the technology that we build: creating environments that include disabled employees.

2023-05-18 · 5 min · julia ferraioli

Influential Articles, April 2023


2023-04-27 · 2 min · julia ferraioli

Influential Articles, March 2023

This month’s influential articles dive into discriminatory behavior along two different axes.

2023-03-31 · 4 min · julia ferraioli

Using Dataview with the Obsidian Rolodex

Turning my Obsidian Rolodex into a queryable database!

2023-03-22 · 3 min · julia ferraioli

Influential Articles, February 2023

This month’s influential articles take a close look at expression.

2023-02-27 · 5 min · julia ferraioli

Influential Articles, January 2023

Over the years, I’ve built up a repository of resources that have shaped my thinking about software engineering, open source, work, life, and so much more. Every so often, I reference them in conversation and am asked for links, other recommendations, and thoughts or commentary about them. This year, I’ll be posting two or three every month, both as a way to revisit them as well as share a few thoughts about how they have changed how I journey throughout this (sometimes confusing) world.

2023-01-30 · 3 min · julia ferraioli

Using Obsidian as a Rolodex

As someone who grew up without always having a computer on hand, I have an endless supply of notebooks that are scattered throughout the house. If you leafed through one, you’d discover everything from sketches to hastily jotted down dimensions to contextless phrases that surely were important at the time. I do love the act of writing, but it doesn’t work amazingly well for cross-referencing or context-switching. One of the areas that I find needs more structure and organization is that of keeping track of my contacts....

2023-01-22 · 3 min · julia ferraioli

Open source and social systems

Shifting the view of open source from the resulting code to the social systems that create the code is critical when driving towards long-term sustainability of technology as a whole.

2022-12-07 · 2 min · julia ferraioli

Bringing together a social model of open source

What can we do with a social model of open source? The opportunities are endless.

2022-10-10 · 7 min · julia ferraioli

Identifying and sharing the status of open source projects

Identifying and sharing the status of open source projects.

2022-08-08 · 6 min · julia ferraioli