From optimistically conceived origins and message statements about making the world a better place, too many websites and startups have become the leading edge of bias and trauma, especially for marginalized and at-risk groups.
How have so many of our digital services and social networks become a garbage fire of lies, distortions, hate speech, tribalism, snake oil, and privacy violations?
Creating a great design team and designing great products means hiring great designers. Automattic has been hiring people around the world to work remotely for over 10 years. More recently, we’ve been scaling up and […]
Photo credit: Matteo Vistocco “So, where do your designers sit?” I was at a lunch table during a design leadership conference late last year, chatting with other leaders in the industry. This question left me…confused. I […]
I often get many kinds of questions regarding remote work, often from an organizational and structural perspective. Recently however I’ve been asked a different one: “I’m a freelance about to start working remotely for a […]
When I started my career in technology I thought the best thing ever was the ability to make things work, so I started learning multiple programming language and building things. I then realized people using […]
Automattic is a distributed company so we don’t get all that much time together. This means that whenever we do I am always really mindful of how to make the most of it. Team meetups […]