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Work with me here

I’m lucky enough to work for what I think is the best company in the world. Here’s a selection (with some local flavor) from my colleague/teammate/friend Chris Finke’s reasons for why you should be working at Automattic too. Do any of these places sound like interesting locations for week-long team meetups? Hawaii, New Zealand, Mexico,… Continue reading Work with me here

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My WordPress Theming Inspiration

I sometimes tell people that it was the Happy Cog Blogger template project that got me into theming. Specifically one blog post about it by one of the designers that made me think, “Whoah! Theming for thousands of people is a really cool design problem that I’d love to tackle!” Of course, I totally forgot… Continue reading My WordPress Theming Inspiration

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I’m in New York!

New York is one of those “life list” destinations for me and, thanks to the Automattic Theme Team meetup, here I am. If you have any “if you’re only going to do one thing in New York in January do this one thing” things let me know. We’ve got some time set aside on Saturday… Continue reading I’m in New York!

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Notational Velocity

I finally tried out Notational Velocity just recently. It’s rapidly turning into an app I’m not sure I could go without. If you make a lot of plain text notes for yourself and wish they were magically organized and easily searchable check it out.

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The Automattic Creed

You know you’re working at your dream job when the company creed starts with one of your personal ideals in the very first sentence — “I will never stop learning.” The following — the Automattic creed — is sent out to every employee in their offer letter. You have to sign your name right next… Continue reading The Automattic Creed

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I’m Speaking at WordCamp San Francisco!

I’m speaking at WordCamp San Francisco this year! It’s my first time out there and I’m super-excited. My presentation hasn’t been officially announced yet but if you’re there (or not — everything will be recorded) expect to probably hear me ramble on about WordPress Post Formats and how awesome they are.