Amy Lee

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

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 […]

January 14, 2013

Wealthfront Engineering

My First Day

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. […]

January 08, 2013