Dark themes are something I’ve sought since my early days on a computer. I remember finding a way to apply a black background to Microsoft Word 2003, then being horrified when I accidentally printed the document. In uni I scripted my desktop to boot into f.lux’s darkroom mode. One of my only lasting contributions to Signal was loudly advocating for dark mode on iOS and Desktop, not just Android. I even made a browser extension in 2015 to apply a dark theme to the entire Internet.
It’s not the most pressing or exciting work, but I decided my site should have a dark theme of its own. I took a lot of inspiration from my former Khan Academy teammate Josh W. Comeau’s dark mode post, with a few differences.