Forking is a Feature

There’s a new WordPress fork called ClassicPress that’s been making some waves recently, with various members of the Twitterati swinging between decrying it as an attempt to fracture the WordPress community, to it being an unnecessary over-reaction, to it being a death knell for WordPress. Personally, I don’t think it’s any of the above. Some years… Continue reading Forking is a Feature

Trying Mastodon

It’s no secret that Twitter is red hot garbage fire, so I’ve signed up for a Mastodon account to give them a try. Because I’m super vain, I decided to create my own Mastodon instance, with a custom domain. https://social.pento.net/@gary Mastodon is kind of weird to sign up for: think of it as being kind… Continue reading Trying Mastodon

General Ann Dunwoody is Joining Automattic! 🤩

I’m excited that General Dunwoody is joining the Automattic board: not just for the new perspective to help bring different ideas, but also for how important diversity is to her. Personally, I’ve found that my work is only improved when I’m working with a diverse group of people, who don’t think, or act, or look… Continue reading General Ann Dunwoody is Joining Automattic! 🤩