Go, speak!

During four years, I had a chance to speak at 10 or more WordCamps, including two speaking appearances at WordCamp Europe. For those who may be wrestling themselves about whether to apply for speaking or not, here’s a gentle reminder to just go, speak. So I spoke at WCEU twice, in 2016 and 2017. Rest…

WordCamp Harare und ein neues Simbabwe

Cross-Post meines Artikels bei KrautPress vom 30.11. 2017. Montag, 9. Oktober 2017: Robert Gabriel Mugabe, Präsident von Simbabwe seit 1980, strafversetzt seinen Finanzminister Patrick Chinamasa an die Spitze des neu geschaffenen Ministeriums für Cyber Security. Chinamasas Aufgabe: Social Media zu überwachen—in einem Land, in dem 95% der Bevölkerung mobil online sind. [caption id="attachment_8672" align="alignnone" width="685"] Harare…

The reality of slow internet connection

Working from fancy places in the world, like currently from the island of Ibiza (Spain) during our WP Media company retreat (btw, we’re hiring!), comes with its own benefits and caveats. And sometimes, those may be one and the same thing. The benefits are pretty obvious. 🙂 https://twitter.com/glueckpress/status/908579790709575681 However, the Wi-Fi … “Has anyone seen…

A simple Progressive Web App (not WordPress)

As someone providing support for a WordPress caching plugin for a living and dealing with questions around page caching and website performance all day long, I am fascinated by the concept of Progressive Web Apps. So I made one, just for the fun of it! Want to see the web app in action first and…