• WP Constellations, Episode 5

    WP Constellations, Episode 5

    I appeared on the WP Constellations podcast with my StellarWP colleagues, Michelle Frechette and Jeff Chandler, to talk all things Nexcess, WordPress hosting, and Success-as-a-Service.

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  • This Week in WordPress #261

    This Week in WordPress #261

    I was on This Week in WordPress with my colleagues Christine Clauder and Michelle Frechette. We had some really interesting conversations about onboarding as a new contributor to WordPress, accessibility, SLAPP lawsuits, and collaboration in the…

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  • Choosing the Hosting Plan that Works for You – WP Rochester

    Choosing the Hosting Plan that Works for You – WP Rochester

    I spoke at the Rochester WordPress meetup on the topic of choosing web hosting. It was a lovely group and we had a great time in the Q&A portion. Clearly I need to get my colleagues…

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  • Notes from the Product Management Road

    Notes from the Product Management Road

    I’m coming up on two years since my role switch to Product Manager, and this second year is when I feel like I’ve finally settled into it and have a sense of how to do it…

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  • Housekeeping Notes

    Housekeeping Notes

    I have re-skinned this here blog because I have had more and more occasions lately to tell people they can find me here, but wasn’t at all happy with how the previous homepage turned out, so…

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  • A Trip to Athens for WordCamp Europe

    A Trip to Athens for WordCamp Europe

    One of the perks of my job is that I get to travel to the flagship WordCamps we sponsor. Last year in Porto, even as I was lying in my hotel room with COVID, missing the…

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  • Marc Andreessen Is Wrong About Everything

    Here’s the bottom line: The techno-optimist tribe gives off the distinct impression of people who have been so ridiculously rich for so long that they’ve just completely lost the plot about how the real world works.…

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  • “Techno-optimism” is a sign of V.C. crisis

    One reason that, three and a half years later, Andreessen is reiterating that “it’s time to build” instead of writing posts called “Here’s What I Built During the Building Time I Previously Announced Was Commencing” is…

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  • Doing Essential Things Makes Time For Everything Else

    I don’t know if this is related or what, but a few years ago I shifted my thinking around time & energy. I noticed that when I thought or said “I don’t have time for this”,…

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  • Energy makes time

    It turns out, not doing their art was costing them time, was draining it away, little by little, like a slow but steady leak. They had assumed, wrongly, that there wasn’t enough time in the day to do…

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