11 Comments

  1. Ryan Hellyer

    Mike Little is an incredibly awesome guy. I was privileged to meet him at WordCamp UK 2012. I haven’t met someone so universally respected in a long time. I haven’t heard a single person say anything bad about him. He is extraordinarily humble, perhaps to his detriment. He deserves this award plus many many more.

    There’s a couple of photos of him posing with myself and other Tavern regular Donnacha MacGloinn on my blog … http://ryanhellyer.net/2012/07/22/wordcamp-edinburgh/

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  2. donnacha

    Yeah, Mike is a lovely guy with a wicked sense of humor, we all had terrific fun at that WordCamp, thanks for taking that photo Ryan!

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  3. John Saddington

    ah, well deserved!

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  4. Mike Little

    Thanks, everyone, for the lovely comments.

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  5. Daniel Koskinen

    Great, congratulations Mr Little!

    By the way, the video above was taken in Cardiff (in 2009), not Manchester. The title of the blog post is a bit misleading. :)

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  6. James Crawford

    Hey Mike, the guys at WP Engine say on their website that WordPress was founded in Austin. I think we should all ask them to add Manchester in too. You are too modest ;-)

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  7. Jeffro

    @Ryan Hellyer – So that’s what that donnacha guy looks like.

    @Daniel Koskinen – Corrected.

    @James Crawford – Actually, WPEngine was founded in the same state as WordPress. WordPress wasn’t founded in Austin, it was founded in Houston, where Matt Mullenweg was born and raised. I suppose if you wanted to get technical, we could say WordPress was founded somewhere within the fabric of the internet.

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  8. Mike Little

    @Jeffro – That’s Donnacha MacGloinn (proprietor of WordSkill.com) not Donncha O Caoimh (original developer of WPMU and Automattic employee)

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  9. Daniel

    @Jeffro: great! The year is still wrong though (should be 2009, not 2010) :)

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  10. Jeffro

    @Daniel – Corrected again :P

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  11. If you're serious : Post Status

    […] is a great interview. I’m happy to see that Mike is getting some recognition that he really deserves. Since I watched this video and took notes on Mike’s comments, a […]

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