This is WordPress

Automattic recently published 📺‘A meditation on the open web’, a 3:18 minutes video in which the viewer is taken on a visual journey that compares Facebook to a smoggy metropolis and Instagram to a Potemkin suburbia. The viewer is then guided ‘to see what else is out there in the world’: As the suburbs fade…

Global exchange of ideas

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WordCamp 2018 focusses on inclusivity in WordPress and mention (among others) Thabo Tswana and yours truly in a global exchange of ideas. With a diverse and inclusive event, everyone benefits from shared knowledge, experiences and ways of thinking. “We’re all caught up in our preconceived notions, biases, cultures,” said Caspar Hübinger, WCEU 2017 speaker and…

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…

Speaking at WordCamp Harare

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I’m thrilled to announce my teammate Alice from WP Media and I got accepted as speakers at WordCamp Harare (Zimbabwe)! ✈️🌍🎉📣 It all started with Thabo Tswana’s inspiring lightning talk at WordCamp Europe this year. https://wordpress.tv/2017/06/22/thabo-tswana-the-community-that-the-incubator-program-built/ After his talk, I had a chance to talk to Thabo to learn more about the Harare community and…