Season Two

August 10, 2020
We discuss our conversation with an upcoming guest, premiering later this week. Then we jump into the release of P2, which we’re both excited about, and Luke laments its currently non-public code base.
August 10, 2020
August 3, 2020
Matt Mullenweg’s review of the new Unsplash WordPress plugin has made waves. Who doesn’t love a little #WPDrama? We skip the licensing issue and instead discuss whether a one-star plugin review is the right way for a leader, and maybe a competitor, to express their concern.
August 3, 2020
July 28, 2020
We discuss retargeted advertising, whether or not it should exist, and the implications of the current directory guidelines on innovation in the Block Directory.
July 28, 2020
July 21, 2020
What does Hamilton have to do with WordPress and the Open Web? We discuss Luke’s lack of knowledge regarding United States history, the connection between writing and code, and our own growth as writers.
July 21, 2020
July 13, 2020
What’s the equivalent of TikTok in the WordPress world? We discuss WordPress as the go-to publishing tool for creativity, and compare Jetpack’s sordid privacy record with Chinese social media.
July 13, 2020
July 7, 2020
Luke rants about Google. Then we talk about the recent history between WordPress and Google and what we both think about their involvement in the WordPress project.
July 7, 2020
June 30, 2020
We discuss some proposed changes to the WooCommerce Dashboard design, the trend for WordPress plugins to embrace their own design language (separate to the WP Admin), and the idea of creating a Design System for WordPress.
June 30, 2020
June 24, 2020
Season #2 premier – episodes now 15 minutes long! We jump straight into a discussion of WWDC, Hey.com, and the WordPress plugin directory.
June 24, 2020

Season One

March 31, 2020
We discuss Season #1 and explore the wide range of topics we’re interested in covering in Season #2.
March 31, 2020
March 12, 2020
We discuss COVID-19 (and how Luke was wrong), the opportunity for virtual events, the recent introduction of full screen editing on by default in WordPress 5.4, and gradients in Gutenberg.
March 12, 2020
March 11, 2020
Jonathan Bossenger joins us to discuss the WP Notify project and better ways of introducing new features in WordPress.
March 11, 2020
February 13, 2020
We discuss the cancellation of WordCamp Asia and then, to happier matters, the first “Future of Themes” meeting, including what an easier-to-use WordPress means for the builder ecosystem.
February 13, 2020
February 6, 2020
We discuss the idea of “Democratizing Commerce” and what it actually means. Also, we’re looking forward to WordCamp Asia.
February 6, 2020
January 16, 2020
We discuss the upcoming Block Directory for WordPress and the guidelines regarding premium and “freemium” submissions.
January 16, 2020
January 9, 2020
We discuss the “WP Notify” proposal and the impact of notifications through the lens of WordPress as an Operating System.
January 9, 2020
January 1, 2020
We discuss ecosystems and marketplaces in WordPress, looking back on 2019 and ahead to 2020. Where are the opportunities? What might it mean for the Open Web?
January 1, 2020
December 12, 2019
A review of the WordPress Core projects scheduled for 2019 and a discussion of what’s to come in 2020.
December 12, 2019
November 27, 2019
Our Pilot episode, covering the WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” release.
November 27, 2019