Starting my job at Automattic is bringing back many memories of my “origin story” on the web. Where in the past I brushed off what I did as a hobby, then pursued it as a way to make a living (not entirely by choice), then went full-heartedly into it as a vocation, I feel like… Continue reading Back to basics
The following is my intro post upon joining Automattic, backdated and edited for a little extra privacy: Hi everyone! I’m Dezzie, a new product designer working on the WordPress.com team. So excited and grateful to join you all! When I started writing out this post, listing out my previous job roles, accomplishments, etc., etc., I… Continue reading Greetings from Austin!
The first time I blogged was in high school, when I was about 15 years old. I became interested after exhausting the limits of what one could build in Geocities, Tripod, Angelfire. It was a way to bond with introverted friends who had LiveJournals. But I ended up with a Xanga, which didn’t have the… Continue reading Hello world!