Author Archives: Mike Adams (mdawaffe)

About Mike Adams (mdawaffe)

I work at Automattic...

Seven Years Without Pants

I recently passed my seventh anniversary as an Automattician. That’s more than one fifth of my life. We’re going to hit 200 employees very soon. That’s more than five times my age. Coincidence? Almost certainly. One of those seven years … Continue reading

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Astronaut Candidacy

I got a letter from NASA today. A thin one :( Congratulations to the super talented new Astronaut Candidates. I’m really excited for you all :) Update/PS: Just so we’re clear, a thin letter is a rejection letter. I am … Continue reading

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Boulder, CO

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In LA County, “jury duty” is known as “jury service”. Let’s rebrand voting too. Civic Duty → Civic Privilege

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Why Are You Not Watching the Paralympics?

PS: I love, love, love the commentator.

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WordCamp OC: REST/JSON API Slides

Here’s the slides for my WordCamp OC 2012 presentation. My previous post has several links and examples.

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I’m speaking at WordCamp Orange County 2012 today about WordPress’ core HTTP APIs and’s REST API. This post has a bunch of links and examples for the attendees to reference later. Click the “Pages” links below to find everything. … Continue reading

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