Judging the App Pitch Vancouver 2013

Every now and again I get asked to participate in interesting events. The App Pitch which takes place in Vancouver on March 13, 2013 is no exception. I will be part of the 6 person panel that will be judging pitches for new Windows 8 apps from developers and students. Up for grabs is a…

Conversations with Mor10, Episode 4: WordCamp Vancouver 2012

WordPress wouldn’t exist without the WordPress community, and WordCamp is where the community comes out to play. Over the past two years I’ve had the honour of being a co-organizer of WordCamp Vancouver (WordCamp:Developers in 2011) and in that role I’ve met a lot of very interesting people. WordCamp conferences focus the attention on leaders…

Theme Weekend #1: Come Together, Right Now, Over Themes

Open source is all about collaborative coding, but more often than not that coding happens in isolation, the contributors only connecting via bursts of zeros and ones over global networks. And though this works quite well, it does little to establish true relationships and encourage conversation, idea exchange and innovation. For that to happen physical…