Hints & Suggestions

The web is fundamentally different from other platforms, built around a radically political vision for resilience and user-control. CSS takes that to another level, attempting the almost absurd task of collaborative styling across devices and interfaces and languages.

This is a quick dive into the origins of the web, and CSS in particular — the design constraints, and the range of strange proposals, and how we got where we are. By the end, we see the CSS is Awesome meme in a whole new light.