Zach Holman writes on how chat is superior to meetings for most things that businesses do . From the description, Github sounds extremely similar to how Automattic operates. We’ve been going a slightly different direction though: after 7 years of essentially no meetings, many teams have started to incorporate more regular Google Hangouts in addition to their few-time-a-year in-person meetups.
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Today I turn 41. It’s also the end of my quasi-leave of absence, and on Monday I’ll be returning to full-time work at Automattic on the Dot Org Team. When I do so, it will be in a new role; I’m posting about it here so that all concerned will know what I’m doing, why, and that yes, it’s intentional.
Last week in Paris I had a twenty minute chat with Om that covered WordPress, Automattic, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and the freedom of the web.
Less than an hour ago, WordPress 3.5 passed 1 million downloads! That’s not bad for an update which was released just a bit over two days ago .
In the past on WordPress.com there’s been a big gap between Pro, which costs around $100 a year, and VIP, which starts around $60,000 a year. Now it’s been partially filled, and we’re calling the new service WordPress.com Enterprise
WordPress 3.5 has finally arrived thanks in part to the many people who have volunteered their time to make it happen. Over the next few days, users will be reporting problems and errors that they run into via the WordPress.org support forum. As with every major release, Ipstenu and the support team have put together a master list of issues being reported for WordPress 3.5.
Terry Sutton shares his experience on contributing to WordPress 3.5. I wonder how many other newcomers to WordPress feel the same way or have gone through the same struggles as Terry.
The latest version of bbPress was released on the same day as WordPress 3.5. The new version sports a few bug fixes with themes and BuddyPress compatibility. On the topic if bbPress, there is also news that Jennifer M.
CodePoet has published a great interview with WordPress support extraordinaire , Mika Epstein also known as Ipstenu . The interview covers the basics of how she got involved with the web and WordPress
To celebrate the unique date of 12/12/12, ColorlabsProjects is offering each single pack theme for just $12.
bbPress 2.2.3 is a compatibility release, and fixes a few bugs with Theme and BuddyPress compatibility. It’s also ready for WordPress 3.5, for everyone that’s anxiously awaiting it’s arrival.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year: a new WordPress release is available and chock-full of goodies to delight bloggers and developers alike. We’re calling this one “Elvin” in honor of drummer Elvin Jones , who played with John Coltrane in addition to many others.
A lawyer’s home base on the web is their blog , by Kevin O’Keefe.
Whether you’re creating your own Christmas cards or developing a Christmas oriented WordPress theme, there should be something for you in this comprehensive Christmas toolbox put together by Speckyboy.com. Browsing through the toolbox, there are quite a few great looking textures and brushes for use with Photoshop
Nassim Taleb, one of my favorite living authors, has written 44 five-star reviews on Amazon . It’s a great reading list
Noupe.com has an overall comparison post between the MODx CMS and WordPress. The overview is not thoroughly comprehensive but it does provide an at a glance view of MODx.