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Auckland WordCamp and "The Smell"

I went to my very first WordCamp yesterday at Auckland’s AUT and it was fabulous. I thoroughly enjoyed the entire day: all the speakers were terrific, the people were incredibly friendly, and I learnt lots. 172 more words


Automattic Experiments With Selfies App For Android

A couple of days ago, an acquaintance on Twitter pointed out the website for Selfies, a new social app from Automattic, best known as the company behind… 423 more words


Playa del Carmen, July 7-14, 2014

Until now I’d mostly been treating this blog as strictly a photo blog, without really writing any content other than adding tags to posts for ease of navigation. 268 more words

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How Automattic Grew Into A Startup Worth $1 Billion With No Email And No Office Workers

Originally published in Business Insider on November 5, 2013. Read it here. 

Of all the cool work cultures we’ve ever heard of, none is more impressive than Automattic, the company responsible for the popular blogging platform, WordPress. 694 more words

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Transparency Report

Automattic’s mission is to democratize publishing, and a fully informed citizenry is the foundation of a functioning democracy. To that end, we plan to publish our transparency report every six months, summarizing the government information requests and takedown demands we have received. 47 more words


Becoming an Automattic Code Wrangler : Beginning to End

Looking back, I remember how anxious I was throughout the whole process of applying, interviewing, and going through trial at Automattic… I also remember that while there are many stories of the process for Happiness Engineers, there were very few for Code Wranglers. 550 more words