To My Girlfriends: How to be an Independent Woman in a Relationship

Originally posted on When I Have Time by Sara Rosso:
I’ve been lucky to have great girlfriends in my life, many of whom have been in relationships now for a decade or more, or several relationships across?several decades. They’re married, single, divorced, single mothers, married with children, married never wanting children, living with their partners,…

Celebrating 10 Years of WordPress.com & Automattic

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYs_FckMqow This year marks the 10th birthday of WordPress.com and our parent company, Automattic. We are proud to have served this community of millions: from writers, photographers, artists, and small and large publishers, to business owners and entrepreneurs. A quick bit of history: WordPress itself started as an…

Freedom of Speech at WordPress.com

The folks at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) publish reports evaluating the privacy practices of various internet companies. WordPress.com received a perfect 5 on 5 score in their annual Who Has Your Back report as well as a perfect 5 on 5 score on the Intellectual Property Who Has Your Back report. We also note that some services have gone above and beyond the evaluation […]

Love blogging? Look behind the curtain.

Originally posted on NaptimeWriting:
I attended and spoke at WordCamp San Francisco this year, and the experience, community, content, and implications blew my mind. Holy moly, did I ever. I attended the technical sessions and understood, genuinely, 20% of what I heard in the weekend’s presentations. Okay, maybe 15%. I don’t know the acronyms, I…