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My WCUS 2017 Watchlist

I didn't make it to nearly as many WordCamp US Sessions as I would have liked. This year was packed full of quality talks.  Rather than leave a bunch of tabs open, I'm going to list out all the talks I hope to watch here. https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/christie-chirinos-financial-forecasting-for-wordpress-businesses/ https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/tracy-levesque-diversity-works/ https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/felix-arntz-contributing-to-wordpress-core-techniques-and-expectations-for-successful-long-term-contributions/ https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/rc-lations-the-impact-of-open-source-contributors-in-journalism/ https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/josepha-haden-beginners-guide-to-contributions/ https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/chris-taylor-the-next-phase-of-growth-for-wordpress/ https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/k-adam-white-better-webpack-builds/ https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/morten-rand-hendriksen-gutenberg-and-the-wordpress-of-tomorrow/ https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/mel-choyce-ten-tips-for-better-type/ https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/andrea-zoellner-why-tech-conferences-can-suck-for-women-and-how-to-fix-it/ […]

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Typography Videos

I've been spending more and more of my time thinking about typography, fonts, and lettering.  It's one of the foundations of communication.  The typeface we use adds character to what we say in the same ways that inflection adds to the spoken word.  Here are a handful of videos I've seen recently that have impacted how […]

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Why I love Captioning for Conferences

https://twitter.com/aaronjorbin/statuses/493182865350217729?tw_i=493182865350217729&tw_e=details&tw_p=archive I had been to conferences with live transcription before, but SRCCON 2014 was my first time seeing them at a mainstream conference. The transcription services even inspired a battle between a debate champion and the captioner. Three years later, and I’ve gone back the transcripts a few times a phrase or remind myself of […]

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Gutenberg and Publishers: unconference notes from WordCamp for Publishers

At WordCamp for Publishers, I hosted an unconference session on "Gutenberg and Publishers". There were forty people overflowing a conference room who worked at agencies, publishers, universities, hosting companies, as freelance developers and writers, and one person who described their affiliation as "I left my backpack at the bar last night and lost my name badge, and […]