Text me if you can

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Micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) make up for 90% of all firms globally, provide 70% of employment, and account for 50% of the world’s GDP. Also, 60% of small businesses don’t have a website. Getting, and maintaining, a website is too complex, too expensive, and too time-consuming for many. SMBs are very core to…

Speaking at WordCamp Lisboa 🇵🇹

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Speaking has always been a challenge as much as it has been a delight for me. Since my application has been accepted to speak at WordCamp Lisboa 2019, I feel equally nervous and excited. I’ve only recently talked in front of people again, after a stage hiatus of 15 months, and that recent talk was…

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…

Developer superpower

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The way Heather Burns recently addressed developers in the context of privacy and data protection resonates a lot with my thoughts on website performance: It’s imperative for developers to be conscious to not do all the things you could do just because you can. Heather phrases it a lot more poignantly: ‘You are people of…