Tucson Parks Foundation

I'm proud to announce I've joined the Tucson Parks Foundation as board member. The Foundation supplements and supports the City of Tucson Parks & Recreation’s programs, services, and capital projects: particularly for children, at-risk youth, seniors, and the disabled. In my years in Tucson I've enjoyed the beautiful parks, sports fields, attending a wide variety of … Continue reading Tucson Parks Foundation

Gutenberg is the Next-Generation Engine for WordPress

If you use and love WordPress, this is must-watch TV: Gutenberg showcased during the annual State of the Word including a bit of amazing live editing by Matías Ventura. We'll be seeing much more in 2018, and as everyone starts testing it more — the team improves it daily and progress ramps up — and eventually … Continue reading Gutenberg is the Next-Generation Engine for WordPress

Get Involved: Engineering Managers Community

If you manage technical teams, are looking to grow and learn and broaden your network — you might enjoy connecting with this community of peers from all around the world: Engineering Manager Slack. I've enjoyed participating in the discussions around books, conferences, remote companies, and more. Useful to both get a new perspective once in a … Continue reading Get Involved: Engineering Managers Community

Get Involved: WordPress App Testing

Want to contribute to WordPress apps on Android and iOS? If you aren't a developer or designer, no worries, we need your help as a tester. Anyone and everyone is welcome to pitch in — all you need is a keen eye and a iOS or Android phone or tablet. Head over to Make WordPress Mobile and subscribe to receive email updates. … Continue reading Get Involved: WordPress App Testing

Hacker Manual Social Rules

These social rules from the Recurse (formerly Hacker School) community's guidelines describe an excellent model for open source citizenship and interacting with others in a positive way. These rules are intended to be lightweight, and to make more explicit certain social norms that are normally implicit. Most of our social rules really boil down to "don't be a jerk" or "don't … Continue reading Hacker Manual Social Rules

WordPress Core Responsive Image Support

Testing this plugin to improve responsive image support for WordPress is a great way for front-end designers and developers to get involved in core WordPress, modernizing the platform that powers almost 25% of the web. Via WordPress › Update: Responsive Image Support for Core « Make WordPress Core.

WordPress Edinburgh

I spoke with the Edinburgh WordPress meetup today via Skype video. It was a fun and engaging group! Thanks to Iain Taylor for inviting me to share about Automattic products and WordPress happenings, and for everyone's questions and discussion. https://twitter.com/idea15webdesign/status/634052571511046144 Discussing everything from the new WordPress.com dashboard, Jetpack and Photon, to the Underscores theme and good plugins for … Continue reading WordPress Edinburgh

WordCamp Buenos Aires 2015

I gave a talk at WordCamp Buenos Aires in May 2015 on finding and choosing the perfect theme. Slides (in Spanish) are available here: Encontrar el diseño perfecto para tu sitio WordPress. For similar information in English, check out these Jumpstart resources on ThemeShaper. It was a great event! Well organized and well attended; I … Continue reading WordCamp Buenos Aires 2015

Tucson WordPress Meetup: Showcase

Tim recapped our Tucson WordPress meetup for January 2015 nicely, with the winners of the "Best of 2014" showcase.

Connect Coworking

I recently joined Connect Coworking as a Flock member. Located in the historic Rialto Building at Tucson's hottest corner, 5th and Congress, Connect is redefining the local coworking landscape. It's a big step up from previous offerings—in many ways. If you haven't been in yet, schedule a visit to see it for yourself. A few … Continue reading Connect Coworking