Home Decor by Joen

A very long time ago, prior to us both working at Automattic, Joen Asmussen sent me a gorgeous print of one of his works as a “thank you” for help on an amazing project which unfortunately never saw public release. A few years later, he graciously requested to I add a nostalgic touch to my […]

Happiness Engineers in Santa Fe

Last week, the Happiness Engineers of WordPress.com and Jetpack got together for a week of introductions, learning, and sightseeing in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Automattic is a globally distributed company, including the Happiness Engineers, so it’s nice to get together occasionally and learn from each other in person. Throughout the trip, I did manage to […]

Farewell Weblog Tools Collection

Sadly, this is not an April Fools’ Day joke. After ten years of providing news on WordPress and other blogging platforms, Weblog Tools Collection is coming to a close. The site won’t be going anywhere, it’s in good hands now, and should at least be archived and accessible to everyone for a very long time. […]

Coworking with Robots

The future is here, or rather the future is at the new almost-finished Automattic headquarters in San Francisco. In case you don’t know, Automatticians are employed all throughout the world, most work from home, and only a comparatively small amount work from San Francisco (though you could say that San Francisco is the city with […]