Building a Community of Academics Using Multi-Sites & Multi-Networks – WordCamp A2 2014

I'm speaking this Saturday, Oct 4, 2104, at WordCamp Ann Arbor 2014.  Here's the teaser from the schedule: In developing an online voice, higher education faculty face many challenges and a distinct lack of institutional support. Yet there is an enormous opportunity to improve student learning, improve faculty productivity, and reduce costs for faculty through … Continue reading Building a Community of Academics Using Multi-Sites & Multi-Networks – WordCamp A2 2014

Battle For The Net

If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites.Think about what we would lose: all the weird, alternative, interesting, and enlightening … Continue reading Battle For The Net

10 Things I Learned At WordCamp This Summer

I'm speaking at the Metro Detroit WordPress Meetup, Sept 21, 2014, and shockingly, I've got my slide deck ready well before time! Links for more info:. Brute Protect:  https://bruteprotect.com/ WP Multi-Networks Plugin:  https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-multi-network/ Future of WordPress Updates:  http://wordpress.tv/2014/06/30/andrew-nacin-advanced-topics-in-wordpress-development/ http://make.wordpress.org/core/2013/10/25/the-definitive-guide-to-disabling-auto-updates-in-wordpress-3-7/ P2 theme:  http://wordpress.org/themes/p2 API-JSON:  http://wptavern.com/json-rest-api-slated-for-wordpress-4-1-release Desktop Server from ServerPress:  http://serverpress.com/products/desktopserver/ WordPress Philosophy:  http://wordpress.org/about/philosophy/ ChalkPress: Making Presentations … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned At WordCamp This Summer