This week marks exactly one year since I started working for Automattic full time. Wow, one year! Coincidentally, I had the exact date off, and my wife did a wonderful job of making it a special day for me. The celebrations started the night before. I finished my shifts for the day and stepped out […]Read More My First Automatticversary!
Hi Everyone! I have some big news to share… The Happiness Engineer role is once again open to new applicants! What is a Happiness Engineer? Happiness Engineers are what we call the customer support representatives at Automattic. Our purpose in the company is to engineer happiness, both for the customer and the company. We are […]Read More The Happiness Engineer Role is Open!
Hi all! Today, I wanted to share an upcoming virtual workshop WordPress.com is hosting over Zoom for website builders. Workshop Title: How to Build an Impressive Website: Secrets from Web Design Pros (Workshop Signup Page) From the signup page: Thank you for your interest in our upcoming online WordPress.com workshop. We will be covering best […]Read More WordPress.com Workshop for Website Builders
It was announced that the hundred case of the coronavirus was confirmed in Hokkaido, Japan, this week. We have had three deaths so far, just in this prefecture. Local schools will be shut down to the end of the month now, and the Japanese government is preparing to announce a state of emergency tomorrow. The […]Read More Coronavirus and Appreciating Small Things in Life
At Automattic, everyone can work from the location of their choice. This, of course, means they can live anywhere in the world. But they can also work from any environment within a geographic location. You can work from home, from a coffee shop, from a co-working space, from a park, from a library, on the […]Read More My First Time Co-Working
Ever since I was younger, I have always been intrigued by riddles and puzzles. My favorites are mathematical puzzles, especially if they include some aspect of geometry. The stimuli of trying to solve a puzzle gets me invigorated. When I was in primary school, I made a couple of my own puzzle books. I would […]Read More Exit: The Game – The Secret Lab (Treasure Box 7)