We’ve all seen it. A bunch of us have done it. We add the current year to the name of the event. Usually something like this: WordCamp Denver 2015#wcden15 This seems cool and is a pretty common convention convention (wordplay!). It is, however, totally silly. Pro/con time of using years: Pros Indicates what year you… Continue reading Years don’t belong in event names
tl;dr Seattle is a pretty cool city. A few of us designers at Automattic (and a Happiness Engineer) went to An Event Apart Seattle. I ended up staying two weeks total and had an amazing time. Here are some photo highlights. P.S. We’re hiring.
Here I am, at the St. Louis airport several hours before my flight, hoping that the storm Titan doesn’t futz too much with my flight and reflecting on WordCamp St. Louis. First of all, I had a blast and was humbled to be there surrounded by some very smart people. It’s always neat to meet… Continue reading WordCamp St. Louis 2014
2013 was indeed a year. 2014 is also going to be a year. Hopefully eighty thousand times better than 2013. The highlight for me was getting a kick-ass job at Automattic in October. Now let’s look at some numbers of things that I did the way 2013 would have liked best: Buzzfeed style. 1 phone… Continue reading Top this, 2014!