I took the plunge and got a drone a few weeks ago, a DJI Mavic Pro, which they market as a “flying camera”. The big attraction for me was its portability, and I ended up testing it out on a recent family vacation. Here’s some of the footage we got from the Amed coast in eastern Bali. It […]
As a Wikimedia Foundation board member, I’m proud to support a lawsuit it filed today: Today, we’re filing a lawsuit against the National Security Agency to protect the rights of the 500 million people who use Wikipedia every month. We’re doing so because a fundamental pillar of democracy is at stake: the free exchange of […]
Originally posted on Transparency Report:
The Electronic Frontier Foundation yesterday released a new version of their Who Has Your Back? report, focused on protecting user speech from “copyright & trademark bullies.” We’re proud that WordPress.com was awarded all five possible stars in the report — one of only two services to earn that honor. “When a private citizen…
Originally posted on LoriLoo:
I know the fog of sadness will come. The knowing doesn’t make it any easier when it arrives. It’s happened every year for the past five years. Sometimes it sets in the afternoon I arrive home, like today. Sometimes it sets in after I wake up from the post trip nap…
We’re visiting Paris where our girls liked the Eiffel Tower but absolutely loved the carousel right next to it.
Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Here’s the first official edition of Longreads’ Best of WordPress! We’ve scoured 22% of the internet to create a reading list of great storytelling — from publishers you already know and love, to some that you may be discovering for the first time. We’ll be doing more of these reading…
Dreikönigskirche (Epiphany Church), along the Main River, on my morning jog in Frankfurt during a visit for some Wikipedia community activities.
Seen while jogging at an Automattic team meetup in Palermo, Sicily.
News is out both on our founder Matt Mullenweg’s blog and on Re/code about Automattic’s $160 million fundraising. I’m really excited about what this new capital means for Automattic’s ability to support WordPress. Welcome to new investors including Deven Parekh at Insight, Chris Sacca, and the Endurance team. And thanks to Tiger Global and True Ventures for their continued […]
Richard Stallman, a founding father of the free software movement, spoke at the Automattic Lounge tonight. What’s the right response when you get to host someone who helped inspire both your personal passion and your livelihood? A selfie of course. * One of Stallman’s best lines is: “free software” is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand […]