Category: Automattic

  • My first meetup in 2 years! Pura Vida

    A few weeks ago, I traveled to Costa Rica for a meetup with our Backup, Scan, and Security Research teams. This was the first time that I had traveled for work in 2 years! Over the past couple of years, I’d gotten comfortable with the idea of not traveling. It was relaxing to not be […]

  • The year-long vacation

    My team lead is out for a week or two. Before he left, he apparently set up a Slack bot that responds to pings with “ship it”. So, when I noticed that this morning, I had to troll him and get his permission to take a vacation for a whole year.

  • Join Us in the Fight for Net Neutrality

    July 12 is an Internet-wide day of action in support of Net Neutrality. If you share our love of the free and open Internet and want to join the fight to preserve it, please join in! Please take a moment today to help by: (1) sending a message of support to the FCC, which you […]

  • Pictures from Costa Rica

    A couple of weeks ago, I went to Costa Rica for a team meetup where I would work on my last project as part of team Poseidon. I took my camera along and was able to get a few pictures which are below: I didn’t get as many pictures this time as in previous trips, […]

  • Luna and Design Meetup in Amsterdam

    I spent the last week in Amsterdam with the JPOP Design team and Team Luna. The week was packed with great conversations as well as a group project where we took a pass at implementing login via Calypso, and ended up with a functional example that we can continue to polish. We also ended up […]

  • Rick and other JPOPers in Amsterdam

    I got this picture as we left Foodhallen in Amsterdam today for lunch. I setup around the corner and was taking bursts of pictures.

  • WordPress.com anniversary

    When I logged in earlier today, I got a notification that I have been a WP.com user for 9 years!  

  • Jetpack 4.6: Google Analytics Integration, PHP 7.1 Compatibility, and Publicize Improvements

    Jetpack 4.6 just dropped which includes: Google Analytics integration PHP 7.1 compatibility Publicize improvements Enhancements to shortcodes and widgets Check out the release post for more details or head to your dashboard to update! Google Analytics integration, PHP 7.1 compatibility, and improvements to Publicize. Source: Jetpack 4.6: Google Analytics Integration, PHP 7.1 Compatibility, and Publicize […]

  • 97 companies file opposition to Trump’s immigration order

    It’s nice to see Automattic on this list. Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies filed an amicus brief tonight voicing opposition to President Trump’s executive order on.. Source: 97 companies file opposition to Trump’s immigration order | TechCrunch

  • Ode to the Big Game – WordPress.com

    You may see this video going around as part of WordPress.com’s Big Game campaign. It’s pretty cool to see the company ramp up advertising. 🙂

  • Kauai – The Garden Island

    Some of my coworkers recently went to Hawaii for a meetup. While there, Filipe Varela got some amazing video footage with his Dji Phantom 4 drone. I think it goes without saying that I’m a bit jealous of my coworkers that went on this trip. 🙂

  • High wind and snow? YOLO

    On the 10th of of January, as we prepared to travel to Lake Tahoe, the following message was shown when checking the status of I-80 at this URL: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/display.php?page=i80. I 80 [IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA – SOLANO CO] A HIGH WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT AT THE SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE /IN SAN […]

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