A classic case of how NOT to introduce yourself at a WordCamp.
Over-coming a fear that has been haunting for a long time.
So new phase of life for me has started, and yeah, the name really is Yapapaya.
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
Almost seven years ago, I joined the merry band at rtCamp with 6 founders and couple of us more. For a few years now, other than the two remaining founders, I was the oldest employee at rtCamp. Yes, you read it right! I “was” the oldest employee at rtCamp. Three months ago, I put in my papers. … Continue reading Goodbye rtCamp and “Hello World!”
I recently came across a funny video. The speaker essentially imitates, mocks and totally destroys every TED Talk or similar talks, that I might have seen or will see in the future.
Last weeks popular headline was “Richest 85 people as wealthy as half of world’s population”.
What seems missing are followup headlines asking or demanding changes to the system.
The new place felt impersonal, new and odd. It did not feel warm as a house would (maybe the Pune winter has something to do with it), it did not feel like I belonged here.