Tag: Automattic

  • My First Time on the Other Side of the Screen

    I messed up rules, I forgot what I said, and didn’t add any of the flavor descriptions I had planned. But, people had fun so that’s OK. After three years of playing Dungeons & Dragons, I survived my first session as a Dungeon Master.

  • It’s Ridiculous That Your Company Doesn’t Give You a Paid Sabbatical

    Three months off work. Paid. Every five years. That’s the Automattic sabbatical program. And I can’t believe more companies don’t do this. The Automattic sabbatical is a benefit where every employee is encouraged to take 3 months off every five years at the company. (We’re hiring people passionate about the web, just so you know.) […]

  • Hugh Lashbrooke’s This Month in WordPress is a great way to get a high-level view of how WordPress is changing. Here’s August, 2018 as an example. I can’t always keep up with all the WordPress news, so his posts make sure I don’t miss anything.

  • WordPress.com in Detroit

    Automattic (my employer) has been partnering with Rebrand Detroit to get 100 local, small businesses online. I’m thrilled that our international company is focusing on Detroit. If you are too (and you are reading this on May 17, 2017) you should come to the Rebrand Cities Salon this afternoon in Midtown. Matt Mullenweg, the CEO, just posted these new […]