Coronavirus and Appreciating Small Things in Life

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. TheContinue reading “Coronavirus and Appreciating Small Things in Life”

My First Time Co-Working

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 theContinue reading “My First Time Co-Working”

My First Grand Meetup

For the last two weeks, I have been visiting Orlando, Florida, attending Automattic’s annual Grand Meetup! (We all call it the GM.) This is the only time of the year when the whole company actually gets together in person. We spend a week doing a bunch of stuff! My schedule included… Meeting my team membersContinue reading “My First Grand Meetup”

The first few weeks at my new job!

Hi all! I’m now on my fourth week as a Happiness Engineer. Time is flying, but most enjoyably! I thought I would briefly rehash my first few weeks on the job and see what has happened. Meeting my Team As the Happiness Engineer division is huge at Automattic, it would be impossible to work effectivelyContinue reading “The first few weeks at my new job!”