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The work and life of a Community Education Manager in Japan

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  • Happy 2021!!

    Happy 2021!!

    Happy New Year! 2020 was a year with many changes and adjustments for me. But I am excited 2021 is finally here. I look forward to seeing what excitement this year holds. My RSI The last time I posted on this blog was in July last year: Blogging Temporarily Paused… ? It was right after I […]

  • Introducing “Just by Grace”

    Introducing “Just by Grace”

    Hi all! I’ve taken a bit of a hiatus from my blog the last few weeks. But for a good cause! I have been helping my wife create and launch her first blog. And at last, the bilingual site is finally ready to be launched! So without further adieu, I proudly present to you…. Just […]

  • My First Automatticversary!

    My First Automatticversary!

    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 […]

  • The Happiness Engineer Role is Open!

    The Happiness Engineer Role is Open!

    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 […]

  • Thank you to 100 Followers!

    Thank you to 100 Followers!

    Two months have passed in 2020, a lot has happened this year already. Life in Japan has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with now over 1,000 cases reported in the country. All schools are currently closed. Grocery stores are starting to show empty shelves as people are stock purchasing particular items. Public events are […]

  • My First Grand Meetup

    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 members […]