A bit more than 5 years ago, a BBPress installation was done. No one but a few hundred bots signed up. Alex and I decided instead of people coming to our website, we would start a Facebook group. What do we call it? We tried to keep it simple and obscure enough to everyone and not […]
I often work while sipping some coffee at Starbucks. The coffee is admittedly expensive, but pretty decent to get work done. Mainly because they give decently fast WIFI and also they get the lighting right. Once such day, someone approached me. He was wearing a “something very nice about Open-source” t-shirt. He introduced himself and […]
How “WordPress” if spelt any other way becomes an eyesore for me.
Some tough questions and possibly some answers.
A classic case of how NOT to introduce yourself at a WordCamp.
Over-coming a fear that has been haunting for a long time.
We have received plenty, it is time we realise we are very privileged. It’s time to stop calling contributing to open-source and WordPress as charity.
A culture to share expertise, make it accessible and easier to use for others. A culture that is not just about learning something and becoming an expert to get paid gigs – but a culture that nurtures understanding and expertise in others and you.
The software would not last too long without a culture of freedom and openness around it
Experiences at WordCamp Pune 2015.
So I ended up writing My WordPress orgin story for HeroPress – go read it here.