Today is my 30th Birthday and I decided to give it up for charity. A few months ago, on my Matt's 28th birthday, I found out about Charity:Water, an awesome charity foundation that is all about building sustainable means to get clean water to places that need it in Africa. Matt was able to raise … Continue reading $30 for my 30th
Pride and Props
WordPress 3.4 was released today and this is a very exciting release for me as it was the first one I actually appeared in the Core Contributor list for a props I got on a ticket (for helping out with some UX sketches on the theme selector page). Before I was featured as a translation moderator on … Continue reading Pride and Props
We often load ourselves up when we travel, because we want to be prepared for various situations. This burden of being prepared leaves us with our arms full, unable to receive whatever is there when we arrive. It leaves us tired from carrying, so that we are not happy when we meet someone new on … Continue reading Empty-Handed, Full-Hearted
The Story of “Keep Calm and Carry On”
http://youtu.be/FrHkKXFRbCI A short film that tells the story behind the 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster. Its origins at the beginning of WWII and its rediscovery in a bookshop in England in 2000, becoming one of the iconic images of the 21st century.
Scott Berkun: Creative Thinking Hacks
Read All Your Favorite Blogs in One Place
I’m so proud of my fellow Automatticians who’ve been working on this! I’m also proud to have helped out with the Recommended Blogs wizard!
If you feel like it’s a chore to keep up with all your favorite blogs, you can now read posts from all the blogs you follow (even the ones that aren’t on WordPress.com!) in one convenient place on the WordPress.com home page:
Your reader displays all the posts across all the blogs you follow in the order they were published, with the most recent content appearing at the top. You’ll see an excerpt of the introduction to each post, the first image in the post, and thumbnails of any other images that the post contains.
You can even like and reblog WordPress.com content directly from the reader (we’re working on bringing reblogs back to the toolbar!) using the icons in the top right corner of each post:
Whether you’re at the computer or using the WordPress app on an Android or iOS mobile device, having all the posts from the…
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2011 in review
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading 2011 in review
WordPress in Hawaii, 8-bit at a time
This past week I've been in Kailua, Oahu island, in Hawaii on a team meetup (Team Social FTW!). This has been a pretty perfect meetup so far: we have an amazing house right on the beach, the balance of work/fun has been spot on and I've had the oportunity of doing some funny creative stuff. … Continue reading WordPress in Hawaii, 8-bit at a time
New year… New Beginnings.
https://twitter.com/#!/hugobaeta/status/154832143170805760 And so, to start of the new year in bliss, I finally moved to San Francisco, California. Now, time to update my locations in all the social shenanigans 😛
Happy New Year 2012
From Lisbon, to the World! 2012 is going to be AWESOME! Much love 😉