Just finished reading “The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work” by Scott Berkun. In his recently published book he describes his learnings, experience and perception of WordPress.com and Automattic. An interesting read for everybody thinking about the future of work as well as people interested in WordPress and people who have been the driving force behind it.Continue reading “Reading: Looking behind the Scenes at Automattic”
We have been trying to get Git implemented into our theme development process for a rather long time. This didn’t work out, though, since Git is a bit difficult to grab if you don’t feel at home in the abstract vicinity of the command line.
So we set out to work this out. Me, more the developer and geeky type on one side and Kirsten, my partner, designer and maker of custom WordPress themes on the other side.
We finally managed and wanted to share our experience with anybody who might be getting more and more frustrated about “just not getting Git”.Continue reading “Git for WordPress – Getting Started”
It was a first time. The first WordCamp that addressed people from all over Europe and even further. And it was a blast.
A huge “Thank you” to all the people who worked hard to make it possible. It was amazing.
Why are some people successful while others never seem to get anywhere? You’ll never get to the top if you don’t put your own interest first and grab as much as possible?Continue reading “Reading: Give and Take by Adam Grant”
Almost every day I pass this huge sunflower field. It looked gorgeous when they were blooming. Now summer is drawing to a close. The other day I didn’t put of taking pictures any longer but went back home and got my camera.
Yesterday a period of hot summer days here in Germany ended with thunderstorms and heavy rain.
The education of a reluctant business man
“Three wonderful books rolled into one: a moving autobiography, the story of a unique business, and a detailed blueprint for hope.” Jared Diamond
(Nothing to add by me, really)Continue reading “Yvon Chouinard: Let my people go surfing”
How Little Things Can Make a Big DifferenceContinue reading “Malcolm Gladwell: The Tipping Point”