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 […]

Fall Conferences – PHP Madison and WordCamp NYC

Today I get to announce two conferences that I’m speaking at this fall. The first is here in NYC and is the 2015 WordCamp NYC.  I’ll be giving a talk entitled: Lessons from Science Fiction and Fantasy we can use in Creating Websites.  Here is a short synopsis. Science Fiction and Fantasy can teach web […]

The Benefits of a Good Conference Introduction

Many technical conferences have no speaker introductions or very poor introductions.  “Next up is, um *look at phone* Aaron who will be talking about, um *look at screen* The Next Big Thing”.  While this does serve the benefit of helping people make sure they are in the room they intend to be in, it doesn’t […]

I’m speaking at WordCamp Europe 2015

We have another group of speakers to introduce you to today. They come from across the WordPress community and around the world. We hope you’re as excited as we are about seeing them in Seville in just a few months! Source: Welcome to another group of WordCamp Europe speakers | WordCamp Europe 2015 I’m excited […]

I am this years WordCamp Philly Keynote Speaker

We’re pleased to announce that Aaron Jorbin will be the Keynote speaker for WordCamp Philly 2015! Source: WordCamp Philly Keynote Speaker – Aaron Jorbin | WordCamp Philly 2015 On Saturday, I got a phone call asking if I would be interested in presenting the Keynote address at WordCamp Philly.  I didn’t have to think very long. […]

Documentation! My WordCamp NYC 2010 presentation

The slides from my lightning speech about the state of WordPress documentation today and where it is going are available as well as my Don’t be a Wanker, Write your Documentation speech. If you happen to catch a mistake (such as spelling), please comment below. A few resource to help you on your documentation journey: […]