Yesterday was my last day at Automattic. After nearly 6 years, it was time to move on, but it has been a rather emotional transition, filled with memories and tear-eyed smiles. I thought I'd share a few of my favorite moments so far. My Automattic journey really started a few years before I even applied, … Continue reading Seasons of Love
2015 was one fast paced year. It was also a year of resolutions and closing of cycles in my life. I moved 4 times, found a home that feels long term in San Francisco, finished my university degree, got my US work visa approved. 2015 was a great year! 2016 is setup to be a … Continue reading 2015 – 2016
Today I was surprised when I received a text message from someone asking me If I had blocked them on Instagram or if my account had been deleted. I had no idea what they were talking about, so I opened the Instagram app on my phone and was surprised to be greeted with a login screen. … Continue reading Freedom
You might have noticed the rainbow banner across the top of WordPress.com over the weekend — our way of marking Pride month, celebrated by cities across the globe in June, as well as the US Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across all states. (The United States now joins 20 other countries, including my own, Portugal, in fully recognizing same-sex marriage nationwide.)
Here at WordPress.com we strive to democratize publishing and empower freedom of speech. It’s amazing to see the thoughtful analyses of the Supreme Court’s decision already being published, like this excellent piece from Tropics of Meta putting the decision into long-term historical context. We’re also proud to provide a platform for all the incredibly talented LGBTQ writers who are advocating for change…
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https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/614435467120001024 This past friday the United States of America Supreme Court ruled in favor of Love, a decision that has brought tears to my eyes, a shared reaction with some people while attending WordCamp Europe in Seville, Spain. Earlier this month I had the pleasure of designing some WordPress Pride t-shirts and tank-tops for the WordPress … Continue reading Everybody say Love!
I'm a designer, not a developer. Just in case that isn't obvious, I'll say it again: I'm a designer, not a developer. Ok, now that we established that, I should add I'm a fairly versatile interaction designer that likes to pretend to know what's going on when it comes to developery stuff 😛 In the past, I … Continue reading My local WordPress development setup
It's been quite a while since I last wrote on this blog. Kind of ironic since I work on WordPress everyday... Just a quick update to say I'm still here and have some posts to share soon 😉 Cheers!