Andrea Middleton is a Community Organizer for the WordPress project. She shares how she first got involved with WordPress and how she ended up working with Community. We cover WordCamps, Meetups, COVID-19, and what it all might mean for the future of WordPress and the WordPress Community.
Kent is a philosopher, oral historian, experiential journalist, and the host of the Voices of VR podcast. He joins Luke and Jonathan to chat about WordPress and what the web might look like 10 years from now, reimagining the 2D browser window as a 3D canvas. You can find Kent Bye on: VoicesOfVR.com Twitter Patreon
Francesca leads the WordPress Core Team at Yoast, and is serving as an advisor for the all women / non-binary all-star team behind WordPress 5.6. Francesca shares her WordPress journey thus far, especially in the realm of contributing to core, and we dive into topics such as open-source organizational structures, selfish vs. selfless contributions, gatekeeping […]
Peter Saint-Andre works on Strategic Partnerships at Mozilla. He shares his perspective on WordPress and what “Open Web” means. We talk about creativity and accessibility, risks and opportunities for both WordPress and the Open Web, the importance of democratizing commerce, and the role of community. Also, Peter shares a personal story about Matt.
Marieke van de Rakt, CEO of Yoast joins the discussion. We talk about Yoast, advertising mistakes, growing a plugin business, and the opportunity for a WordPress “App Store”.
Ryan Singer, Head of Strategy at Basecamp, joins us to talk about his book, Shape Up. Luke loves the book. Jonathan, apparently, has a “problem” with it. Ryan shares his perspective on WordPress and we discuss how the concept of shaping could work for the WordPress project.