Patricia Realini is a software engineer and an artist based in New York City, where she works at Fabric.
Being a self-taught programmer who knows the front end stack in and out, Patricia has spoken at EmpireJS and Web Rebels, leads workshops on git and the command line, and contributes to the community as an organizer of Node Together. Patricia is also a powerful advocate for underrepresented minorities, and engages in many efforts to bring more diversity to the tech community. She teaches and speaks on topics such as intersectionality, allyship, self-care and dealing with harassment as a woman of color in tech.
CSS Art History 101: Decoding Layout Through The Ages
For centuries the visual arts have been used to tell stories, warn people about dangers and invoke emotion. Today we use the internet for all those purposes and more. Just as the Vatican employed painters to spread their message – it will be the developers and designers who will lead us into the next Renaissance. But there is still a lot to learn from the great masters. In this talk, we will flexbox the Golden Ratio with Leonardo DaVinci, up the pixel ratio for our devices with the Impressionists & ”inspect elements” of some iconic works of art to make the web a more beautiful place.