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My Journey of How I Went From Teaching English in Japan to a Career in Tech With The Coolest Company in the World

Oh So Bittersweet

The teaching life was an interesting experience while it lasted, but it was finally time to move on. There are of course elements and particular parts of my teaching experience that I will always love i.e. 8,365 more words


Meet the Automatticians

In fall 2015, we held the first diversity and inclusion workshop at Automattic’s annual Grand Meetup. As part of a breakout session, we brainstormed around what we could do to give people a good sense of what it’s like to work here. 286 more words


Does your agenda allow you to THINK?

Since moving into a leads role at Automattic, my responsibilities have changed quite a bit. Where previously I focussed on direct customer interactions (and some quality assurance), my primary concern is now my team and the division. 90 more words


A day in the life of a Happiness Engineer, October 2017 edition

This post is part of a series describing what Automatticians do on a daily basis. You can read more posts like this by following the tag #a8cday on  1,934 more words


2017 Automattic Grand Meetup

Another Automattic Grand Meetup has come and gone. It is always such an amazing, overwhelming, stressful, fun, exciting, unique, and tiring experience. This year was no exception to that. 670 more words


On the Road Again

Working hard. Trying to enjoy the outdoors before it gets too hot. Also, having to put on bug spray in the morning is stupid. What the heck, Texas!?!


So You Want to be a Happiness Engineer, Huh?

Since joining Automattic (and to the annoyance of some people, I’m sure) I tend to go on about how much I enjoy my job and the company itself. 2,796 more words