Originally posted on r-zero.xyz/blog/tip-001. R-zero is a guide for people who wish to live more sustainably. Every month, I share 5 tips to reduce waste and save resources, detailing the impact each tip has in terms of sustainability, as well as the money and time you’d be saving or spending.


Originally written on R-zero, a guide for people who wish to live more sustainably. Every month, I share 5 tips to reduce waste and save resources, detailing the impact each tip has in terms of sustainability, as well as the money and time you’d be saving or spending.

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Summer is coming and with it the internships season.

Disclaimer: I started my design/frontend developer career by doing a summer internship with the Nest Collective. Right after the summer, I started working with Deemaze Software, and since then I’ve been involved in the recruitment phase for two years of internships with dozens of candidates. …


The fourth edition of our summer internship is now open for applications. ️☀️

Are you ready to launch your career? The Nest Collective Summer Internship ’19 is your best way to enter the world of product development. And we’re glad to announce that applications are now officially open.

In our internship, you’ll have the chance to work with experienced people in the software…


How to stop viewing accessibility as an extra-mile, and start integrating an empathy-driven process in software teams.

In this series of blog posts, we’re going to analyse some common misconceptions about building accessible software. …


Journal of a trip through Auschwitz and Birkenau.

When I was 16, I developed an obsession with the Holocaust. I was both horrified by all the cruelty in that piece of human history and, at the same time, fascinated by the heroic stories of people who defied that growing system, often risking and losing their lives. I believe…


Let’s make a photo gallery responsive quickly and using very few lines of CSS.

Hello again! 👋 Today we’re going to talk about how to build responsive layouts while using CSS Grid. If you’re just starting with Grid, I recommend that you read my first blogpost before this one. Baby steps!

In this post, we’re going to build a photo gallery (on our fictional…


An introduction to CSS Grid and its potential with a practical example.

My first contact with CSS Grid was at a talk from Rachel Andrew and I was fascinated by the problems it solves and possibilities it creates. …


We gathered some rules to help you use our brand flawlessly.

Creating Deemaze’s logo and brand was a long and devoted process.

After going through all that, we became quite attached to our brand. Because of that, we worked on simple guidelines to help you use our branding assets in a way that represents our company’s brand effectively.

You can download…


Find out all about our first edition of Nest-à-tona.

At Nest Collective, we’d been thinking about doing an internal hackathon for quite some time. Get everyone together for a weekend and do what we like the most — build stuff. Thankfully, ShiftAPPens was just the push we needed to get this going (even without a mechanical bull)!

So, now…

Rafaela Ferro

Frontend developer at SingleStore. Juicy details at rafaelaferro.com.

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