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Stylish Buttons with CSS

Stylish Buttons with CSS

We were asked today to recreate a button in CSS. This was the goal: The only html code supplied was: &#60a href=”#”&#62   Checkout &#60/a&#62 We were not allowed to alter the HTML at all. All styling had to be done in CSS. When approaching this, I decided to start with the simple elements of the button, and add on detail after getting...

A Short History of the Internet to the tune of the Fresh Prince

A Short History of the Internet to the tune of the Fresh Prince

Now this is a story all about how The ‘net got turned on all around town And I’d like to take a minute Just sit right there I’ll tell you of the internet and how the web sprang from there In 1990 Tim Berners-Lee Tried to connect all of the world’s PCs With the World Wide Web, which was so cool And...

On Optimism

On Optimism

We started off the first day of class by reading a really interesting blog post on Optimism. It references a book by Dr. Martin Seligman which essentially quantifies optimism through empirical studies. According to Seligman’s research, optimism comes down to three main axes: personal vs. impersonal, general vs. specific, and permanent vs. temporary. Optimists take positive things personally, generally, and permanently, and...