To my Sophie

Today was a big day. My daughter Sophie is all grown up and has moved out of our home and on to great new adventures in London and NYC. Sophie – it was so hard to see you leave through that airport gate, so many memories of your childhood and of becoming a parent came rushing […]

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.blog is happening

Big news today from Automattic: .blog domains will soon be available to the world. This project has been years in the making – congratulations to the whole team behind it! More background info on News.

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A major relaunch of

A big congratulations to the entire team at Automattic for launching a brand new version of today. It’s the culmination of 18 months of work, built on a completely new tech stack, and an example of how big of a job it is to reinvent yourself when you’re in the middle of running a service for […]

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Office optional

The idea of organizing a company so that employees can be distributed and work from anywhere in the world is clearly gaining steam. When a company is distributed, functions that are traditionally office centric, like meetings, job interviews, or all hands, get reinvented to happen online and offices become optional in the process. Geographic limitations fall away […]

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