A personal reflection on 8 weeks of coordinating the release of WordPress 5.3

A disclaimer first: this is not to be considered a retrospective on my official role. This is all about feelings and emotions. If you are looking for one, it will be posted in the Core blog at some point šŸ™‚ In the past eight weeks I have been coordinating the release of WordPress 5.3, the… Continue reading A personal reflection on 8 weeks of coordinating the release of WordPress 5.3

Traveling for business: tips and tricks

I am about to fall asleep for the third time since this morning, after coming back from Miami, where I spoke at the tenth WordCamp Miami (congratulations folks, you rock!). It seems only fitting to write today the second post about traveling for business.

The WordPress Community – Smashing Conf Jam Session

I managed to cross an item from my bucket list: “attend Smashing Conf”. On February 8 and 9, I attended Smashing Conf in London, soaked in all the knowledge I could, fawned at Rachel Andrew, giggled at the stuff that Una and Martin showed on stage and had a jolly good time. I also had… Continue reading The WordPress Community – Smashing Conf Jam Session

(The Rebirth of the Italian) WordPress Community

I had the pleasure of speaking at WordCamp Europe 2016, in Vienna. This is a transcript of my notes. When I applied to speakĀ at WordCamp Europe 2016, I thought that what was going on in Italy was pretty special: after talking to people at WordCamps, getting more involved in the Community team and especially after… Continue reading (The Rebirth of the Italian) WordPress Community