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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Pitfalls of a Popular Project

My presentation for WordCamp Birmingham 2010 was on the Pitfalls of a Popular Project. This is a non-technical talk, and it is not specific to WordPress (though I use WordPress as an example in a couple of places). You can download the PowerPoint version of my presentation, which should include my notes for more information.

WordPress Care Package

Around the time of the Thesis GPL debates, WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg made an offer to send people free t-shirts. When I talked to him at WordCamp Savannah, he said that he had gotten about 300 requests. I got my care package right after I returned from the WordCamp. In addition to the shirt, it included some Gravatar and WordPress stickers, and a nice certificate, proclaiming that I am “One of the Three Most Important People … Continue reading