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B-san’s Blog

The work and life of a Community Education Manager in Japan

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Hi! I’m Ben, or B-san. I work at Automattic, as a Community Education Manager in the open-source WordPress project.

I’m a Christian, a husband, and a “father” to an adorable puppy Forte. I was born in Australia, but have lived pretty much my whole life in Japan.

This blog is a space where I share personal events happening in my life. My Treasure Box series is a collection of particularly special memories I’m keeping a record of so that I can come back and reflect on in future.

Thanks for stopping by!

~ Recent Posts ~

  • My Introduction

    My Introduction

    Once again, hello! Welcome to my blog. A couple of months ago, I applied to Automattic, trying out for the Happiness Engineer (HE) position. As it turns out, they didn’t offer me a job. I plan on documenting my application process on another day, but in short, I went through the first project and interview, […]

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  • The Journey Begins

    The Journey Begins

    So, this is my first blog post ever, really! I’m following WordPress.com’s walkthrough as I start my blog. I will explain it all in the coming posts. For now, thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton (Thank you, WordPress.com, for this quote and image!)

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