3 years at Automattic

On this day 3 years ago I hopped off a plane at Orlando International Airport to start my first day working for Automattic. I was going from 10 years of being self-employed, to being part of a globally distributed company – and about to meet ~1000 new colleagues. I’m excited to say that 3 years …

A week in the life of a Happiness Engineer

I’ve been working at Automattic as a Happiness Engineer on WordPress.com for a little over two years now. The work is varied, and I love it. But the title ‘Happiness Engineer’ doesn’t really explain a lot about what I actually do. I thought it would be good to share what a typical week might look …

On Blogging

At work we’ve started a blogging group. (Side note – who remembers BlogRings? Ah the good old days…) Seeing as we create website/blogging software for a living, it seems fitting a group of us should be regularly wine-tasting the product and seeing how it goes. I’ve just started a new blog about accidentally discovering I’m …