Author Archives: Mike Adams

About Mike Adams

I work at Automattic...

Old Reminders

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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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Automattic 5k in Victorville, CA

Michelle and I did our 5+k a day or two early, and all we got were these geocaches. To complete the 30 YEARS OF PACMAN and The Smiley Series geocaching “geoart” series, we: Walked 14 miles in the desert, Found … Continue reading

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Automattic 5k in Pasadena, CA

Michelle and I walked our part of Automattic’s Worldwide WP 5k this afternoon. Interestingly, despite the hundreds (thousands?) of people doing the 5k, “our part” was still five kilometers long. You’d think we could have split it up better or … Continue reading

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