Jeff Chandler

In this episode, we were supposed to interview Matt Mullenweg about all sorts of things but Matt didn’t show up. Not sure if he forgot or if other events got in the way but I have already contacted Maya to reschedule the interview. We stuck around for an hour and (more…)

Scott Berkun who has been blogging for a LONG time recently published his own review centered around WordPress 2.7. As a mostly non-practicing geek, I don’t write much code or touch command lines often, so despite my CS degree, I don’t trust myself and I wait to do this until (more…)

The folks over at CMSWire.com have a great writeup on the 100 hours to build a website challenge that took place at SxSW. A team of developers from Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress got together to build a website based on a specific list of specifications and design. At the end, (more…)

Andrew Rickmann over on his WP Fun WordPress centric site divvied up an interesting question today and that is, what would it take for you to use a plugin that replaced a core feature of WordPress? My answer to this question is yes. An example I can think of off (more…)

If you browse around the Automattic About Page, you’ll notice that Matt Mullenwegs official job title is: As the Chief BBQ Taste Tester of Automattic, Matt travels the world sampling cuisine and comparing it to the gold standard of Texas BBQ. Of course this is to be taken tongue in (more…)

Tom Slayer who is the author of the Custom Widgets plugin that I wrote a review about on Performancing.com back in November 2008, sent me a note that he has released version 2.0 of the plugin. One of the things that worried me about the plugin is its interface for (more…)

Wow, two WordCamp events in China on back to back days. According to a post written by CNET Asia blogger Victor Cheung: WordCamp Hong Kong is a conference organized by the creators of WordPress for blogging enthusiasts, WordPress users and developers, and it is coming to Hong Kong for the (more…)

Glenn Beck who has written books, appeared on numerous television shows, radio shows, etc. has launched his new project called The912Project. The sites purpose is to bring everyone back to the way things were in society on the day after the September 11th terrorist attacks occurred. Without diving into Glenn (more…)

Crowd Favorite which is the company founded by Alex King is looking to grow the team by hiring a good developer. While most companies are downsizing, good to see someone hiring even if it’s just one person. At any rate, here are the deets on the position. Wants to work (more…)

Andrew Rickmann who has been around the WordPress Theme block a few times recently wrote up a detailed review of David Peralty’s WordPress Unlimited theme. In his review, he mentions how good it is to see a premium theme go against the grain by nailing down the basics first and (more…)

During WordCamp Germany, Matt Mullenweg mentioned something called Prologue 2. This new version of the Prologue theme introduces Ajax like real-time commenting meaning, if I place a comment on the blog and someone else is staring at the site, they will see that comment appear before them as it happens. (more…)

While last months Friday the 13th date proved to be uneventful, the same can not be said for this months version. Last night, for the second week in a row, the live stream on Talkshoe.com as well as the SIP portion of their phone bridge went offline during the recording (more…)