Hello. My name is Guillermo Esteves.

I live in Washington, DC and I’m an engineering director at Vox Media’s Product Team.

Do you want to get in touch? Email me.

Writing

  1. Performance Update #4: So much to do, so much to see

    A recap of the performance work my team at Vox has done in the past year.

  2. Intrinsic ratio elements with a max height

    A little CSS technique I wrote for making elements with a fixed ratio that can also be constrained to a maximum height.

  3. Responsive Web Design Podcast Episode 92: Vox Media Performance

    My coworker Dan Chilton and I spoke to Ethan Marcotte and Karen McGrane about how we helped build a culture of performance at Vox Media.

  4. Building iOS-like transparency effects with CSS

    Here’s how you can use the new -webkit-backdrop-filter property, which just landed on the WebKit Nightly, to build cool iOS-like transparency effects with CSS.

  5. Take a peek at the code that powered The Verge 50

    We’ve made the source code to The Verge 50 public so people can hopefully learn from it and use it to tell their own stories.

  6. Verge Favorites: Guillermo Esteves

    A few of my favorite things, on The Verge.

  7. Bigger, faster, leaner: The Verge 1.8 brings many improvements to its front page

    A quick summary of the improvements we made to The Verge with the release of version 1.8.

Code

  1. acadia

    4 0

    Source code for my website.

  2. alexa-dark-sky

    1 0

    Alexa skill to get Dark Sky weather forecasts.

  3. alexa-slack

    0 2

    Alexa skill to manage status and notifications in Slack.

  4. denali

    7 3

    A Rails-based photoblogging app.

  5. slackbots

    3 0

    A collection of useful Slack apps I’ve built.

  6. snarkov

    24 8

    Sinatra-based Markov bot for Slack.

  7. trebekbot

    A Jeopardy! bot for Slack.

  8. verge-50

    Editorial app for The Verge 50.

  9. wptester

    0 0

    A simple app to run WPT tests and log them in Librato.

Latest Photos

  1. A man crossing the street in front of an enormous crane on Connecticut Avenue NW.
  2. A woman looking at books at an outdoor stand outside Second Story Books near Dupont Circle.
  3. A man and his dog, looking at books at an outdoor stand near Second Story Books near Dupont Circle.
  4. A man looking at DVDs in an outdoor stand outside Second Story Books in Dupont Circle.
  5. A woman looking at books for sale on the sidewalk outside Second Story Books in Dupont Circle.
  6. A man wearing a hat, pinstripe suit, and leather overcoat, crossing the street near Dupont Circle.
  7. The storefront of Dolcezza on Connecticut Avenue NW.
  8. People sitting at a bus stop on Connecticut Avenue NW.
  9. A man walking in front of a church sign that shows Jesus facepalming and asking
  10. Finnish carolers at a tourism festival in Dupont Circle.
  11. Two ladies walking through a Finnish tourism festival in Dupont Circle.
  12. A person looking at artwork at the Eastern Market Flea Market in Washington, DC.
  13. Capitol Hill books in Eastern Market, showing its second-story windows completely covered in books.
  14. People walking through the Eastern Market Flea Market on 7th Street SE, Washington, DC.
  15. The right rear body panel of a 1968 Mercury Monterey parked on G Street SE, Washington, DC.
  16. The
  17. The ca. 1865 covered bridge over Valley Creek, at Valley Forge.
  18. Valley Creek, at Valley Forge National Historical Park.
  19. A building on the Knox Estate at Valley Forge.
  20. A building in the Knox Estate in Valley Forge.
  21. Soldier cabins at Muhlenberg's Brigade in Valley Forge National Historical Park.
  22. Visitors observing a soldier's cabin at Muhlenberg's Brigade in Valley Forge.
  23. The In & Out convenience store in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania.
  24. A white, three-story house in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania.

Instagram

  1. Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC. December, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #fotodc #bnw_magazine #streetmagazines #walkwithlocals #streetlife #fujifeed #fujilove #washingtondc #myfujifilm #blackandwhitephotography #opendoorsgallery #bnw_society #blackandwhitephoto #acreativedc #exposeddc #streetmagazine #mydccool #lensculture #organicamag #fujifilm #lensculturestreets #bnw_planet #seemycity #exploredc #fujifilmxseries #fujifilmx_us #monochrome #aperturefoundation #bnw_globe #noicemag
  2. Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. December, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #blancoynegro #blackandwhitephoto #everybodystreet #dcitystyle #fujifilmxseries #fujifilmx_us #fotodc #bw_lover #magnumphotos #bnw_globe #aintbadmagazine #yourshotphotographer #acreativedc #opendoorsgallery #washingtondc #archivecollectivemag #fujixseries #bnw_society #streetshot #ig_street #fujixclub #myfeatureshoot #streetmeetdc #urbanandstreet #fujifilm_xseries #fujifilm #gupmagazine #lensculture #exposeddc #bnw_life
  3. Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. December, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #noicemag #bnw_planet #urbanandstreet #monochrome #fujifilmxseries #streetmeetdc #myfujifilm #seemycity #washingtondaily #foammagazine #magnumphotos #opendoorsgallery #oftheafternoon #streetphotographers #yourshotphotographer #burnmagazine #fujifilm_xseries #bnw_society #washingtondc #igdc #fujifeed #acreativedc #street_photo_club #fuji #phroommagazine #blancoynegro #exploredc #streetlife #streetphotographer #bnwmood
  4. Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. December, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #myfeatureshoot #myfujifilm #bw_photooftheday #fujifilm #paperjournalmag #somewheremagazine #washingtondaily #streetphotographer #bnw_planet #dcitystyle #bnw_globe #subjectivelyobjective #monochrome #fotodc #fujifilmx_us #acreativedc #streetshot #streetlife_award #exposeddc #bw_lover #walkwithlocals #archivecollectivemag #spicollective #streetlife #fuji #lensculturestreets #yetmagazine #burnmagazine #oftheafternoon #fujifeed
  5. Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. December, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #streetmagazines #bw_lover #everybodystreet #bw_photooftheday #organicamag #mydccool #bnw_life #fujifeed #bnw_society #burnmagazine #fuji #opendoorsgallery #streetmeetdc #fujifilmxseries #fujifilm_xseries #districtofcolumbia #spicollective #dcitystyle #somewheremagazine #monochrome #streetmagazine #exposeddc #fujifilmx_us #seemycity #bnw_magazine #gupmagazine #yetmagazine #blackandwhitephotography #urbanandstreet #bnw_city
  6. Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. December, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #bnw_captures #acreativedc #walkwithlocals #lensculturestreets #blancoynegro #noicemag #fujifilm #seemycity #yetmagazine #blackandwhitephotography #subjectivelyobjective #bnw_planet #everybodystreet #bnw_globe #foammagazine #aintbadmagazine #districtofcolumbia #fujifilmxseries #streets_vision #bnw_magazine #fujilove #washingtondaily #bnw_city #fujixseries #urbanandstreet #myfeatureshoot #streetphotographer #exploredc #fujifeed #streetmeetdc
  7. Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC. December, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #streetlife #fujifeed #ig_street #lensculturestreets #urbanandstreet #washingtondaily #archivecollectivemag #bnw_magazine #fujifilm_xseries #igdc #streetshot #acreativedc #walkwithlocals #monochrome #fujifilmxseries #everybodystreet #exposeddc #fuji #lensculture #washingtondc #organicamag #phroommagazine #fujixclub #blackandwhitephotography #ifyouleave #subjectivelyobjective #blackandwhitephoto #magnumphotos #bnwmood #myfujifilm
  8. Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC. December, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #fujifilmxseries #bnw_life #fujixclub #streetphotographer #washingtondaily #dcitystyle #gupmagazine #yetmagazine #archivecollectivemag #blackandwhitephoto #ig_street #fujifilm_xseries #streets_vision #bnw_city #fujifilm #bnwmood #street_photo_club #walkwithlocals #streetmeetdc #burnmagazine #aintbadmagazine #blancoynegro #phroommagazine #fujifeed #fujixseries #fuji #bw_photooftheday #acreativedc #lensculturestreets #spicollective
  9. Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. December, 2017.⠀ ⠀ #foammagazine #myfujifilm #monochrome #aintbadmagazine #fujifilmx_us #seemycity #everybodystreet #magnumphotos #bw_lover #fujifilm #igersdc #bnw_life #dcitystyle #streetart #washingtondc #subjectivelyobjective #fujixseries #bw_photooftheday #phroommagazine #streetmagazine #mydccool #bnw_magazine #walkwithlocals #somewheremagazine #fujixclub #yetmagazine #bnw_planet #aperturefoundation #ifyouleave #streetshot

Listening

  1. Mirror Ball
    1995 Mirror Ball Neil Young
  2. Ten
    1991 Ten Pearl Jam
  3. No Code
    1996 No Code Pearl Jam
  4. Riot Act
    2002 Riot Act Pearl Jam
  5. Black Panther The Album Music From And Inspired By
    2018 Black Panther The Album Music From And Inspired By Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, SZA

Reading

Responsibly Drinking

  1. Sour Rosé
    American Wild Ale Sour Rosé Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
  2. Zonker Stout
    Stout - Foreign / Export Zonker Stout Snake River Brewing Co.
  3. Koshihikari Echigo Beer
    Lager - Japanese Rice Koshihikari Echigo Beer Echigo Beer Co.
  4. Crossfade
    Saison / Farmhouse Ale Crossfade Oxbow Brewing Company
  5. Jupiter Variation: Vol 2
    Sour - Farmhouse IPA Jupiter Variation: Vol 2 Pen Druid Brewing

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