If You See Something, Say Something This week I posted an observation. I observed that with 20 speakers announced for WCEU (at that point) that there were only about 25% women and even fewer non-white people. I hoped for more in the rest of the announcements. I came under attack quickly from some people. And… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending May 12
AI and WordPress is AI and All of Us In a recently blog post, Kathy Zant wrote about using AI for new headshots, and how that caused her to think about how we perceive ourselves versus how we might perceive ourselves – and our possibilities – when we look at ourselves through AI “eyes.” She… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending May 5
A Community Gift Last week I launched a new website as a gift to event organizers, podcasters, bloggers, and speakers in the WordPress community. It’s an online database of WordPress speakers including what topics they present on, what time zones they are in, and what region on the world they live in, along with bios,… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending April 28
Post Status and Atarim Summit Post Status is partnering with Atarim to bring you an amazing Web Agency Summit. Atarim is doing the heavy lifting (it’s shaping up to be an amazing event with awesome speakers and virtual areas to explore). Post Status will make sure the networking lounge is a hot place to be.… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending April 14
Amber Hinds is the CEO of Equalize Digital, Inc., a Certified B Corp specializing in WordPress accessibility, maker of the Accessibility Checker plugin, lead organizer of the WordPress Accessibility Meetup, and co-lead organizer of the WordPress Accessibility Day conference. Through her work at Equalize Digital, Amber is striving to create a world where all people… Continue reading Member Spotlight: Amber Hinds
Web Developer Services Market 2023 Size and Forecast to 2031 Market Watch reports on a new report by Industry Research. -(Powered by Absolute Reports) on the state of the web developer market. It also talks about how COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine have impacted the industry and what they predict for the future. The… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending March 31
Equalize Digital Receives Pre-Seed Investment from Emilia Capital Equalize Digital recently received a pre-seed investment from venture capital firm Emilia Capital. (Partners Joost de Valk and Marieke van de Rakt from Yoast fame) The investment will help accelerate their mission to make the web development process more efficient, secure, and cost-effective. With the new funding,… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending March 17
Syntax.fm has an interview with Syed Balkhi about Awesome Motive, how WordPress and PHP are viewed by developers, and his charity efforts. The WP Minute features Amber Hinds on Equalize Digital’s first exit. Sean Blakeley talks about transitioning a large agency over to Gutenberg at the WP Tavern‘s Jukebox.