Today marks two years since I started at Automattic and on Monday, I'll be doing something new.
The WooCommerce mobile team at Automattic have been hard at work building a brand new Android app and a complete rewrite of the iOS app for WooCommerce stores. TL;DR you can sign up for Alpha/Beta testing on the WooCommerce Halo testing site. I've long had a history of testing mobile apps and seeking out teams… Continue reading WooCommerce Halo
Changing up my desk set up
The FCC wants to repeal Net Neutrality. Without Net Neutrality, big cable and telecom companies can divide the internet into fast and slow lanes. What would the Internet look like without net neutrality? Find out by enabling this banner on your site: it shows your support for real net neutrality rules by displaying a message… Continue reading Net Neutrality
6 months later... at a8c
Working Not Working reveals the top 50 companies creatives would kill to work for
https://twitter.com/dougaitken/status/748082963854786560 Six weeks ago today I let the news fly. I'd spent over three hours a few nights before, on Slack with Matt, at the end of which, he offered me a full time position. How is the job? V v cool. https://twitter.com/dougaitken/status/758693990665428992 A lot of learning - moving from WordPress.com Happiness to WooCommerce Support with no prior Woo… Continue reading First six weeks at Automattic
I decided to keep this post, and the initial text quoted below, as it is a reminder of how long I've been trying to keep up consistently blogging. As this is the original first post, you'll notice the date at the bottom. Yes, I've been trying through various incarnations since even before that to have… Continue reading Hello world!