Webkit’s -webkit-font-smoothing can make you fat

January 14, 2013

In a recent set of changes to our user interface, we came across rendering issues that were driving us bonkers: how could two pieces of text with the same color value appear to have different weight? It turned out the culprit was font smoothing. The font-smoothing CSS property is nothing really new at this point… Read more

My First Day

January 08, 2013

Today was my first day at Wealthfront. It was awesome. Let me explain a little about myself, so you understand my full meaning. I’m a product guy (Wealthfront’s first), and product guys are supposed to understand the user and the business. Strictly speaking, we aren’t supposed to write code. Even if we’re totally uncloseted geeks…. Read more