Looking through a window at Ben working at his desk

B-san's Blog

The work and life of a Community Education Manager in Japan


I am a 32 y.o. male, born in Australia, but have practically lived my entire life in Japan. I enjoy working with computer software, reading books and playing piano and flute. I am completely bilingual in English and Japanese and have studied and worked in both language fields. I work as a Community Education Manager at Automattic.

What is “Bsan”?

Bsan, pronounced “bee” (as in the insect) – “sun” (as in the largest star in our solar system), is derived from the initial of my first name and the generic Japanese title added to names. In English, it would loosely translate to “Mr. B”.

B-san, since 2008

About Bsan’s Blog

Bsan’s Blog started out as a record of my path to reapplying to work at Automattic. (Yes, I failed my first attempt.) But now, I use it to share my life – the life of an Automattician (as we call ourselves) living in Japan.

If you have any requests for posts, ideas or feedback, I would be more than happy to include that, too. Feel free to reach out!

Thank you for checking this page out!


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