iPad Memories

Why I won’t buy an Ipad: ten years later by Aaron DavisAaron Davis

Reflecting on ten years since the release of the iPad, Cory Doctorow reflects upon the limitations of the device. From the restrictions placed on content to the inability to fix the hardware, iPads are designed to create consumers out of their users.

I think Cory is a bit harsh. I've had every version of the iPad since my first iPad (3G) in April 2010, and it continues to be useful as a mid-way point (car) between my iMac (truck) and iPhone (bicycle). In fact, I had an iPad four years before I bought my first iPhone. While…

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WordPress at 15

WordPress at 15 (Matt Mullenweg)

This weekend, May 27, marks the 15th anniversary of the first release of WordPress. It is an understatement to say that I am immensely proud of what this global community has become, and what it has created. More than 30% of the top sites on the web are now powered by WordPress, I’m writing this in our next-generation editor Gutenberg, and every day I meet someone who is building something interesting on WordPress or pushing our shared project in bold new directions. If you can believe it, growth has actually been accelerating.

Congratulations to Matt and the team at Automattic. I’ve used WordPress for 13 of those years. Wishing Matt and the team another 15 years of success.

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You & Me

Bhavna and I have known each other for almost 30 years but today we are celebrating 22 years of marriage. As a young couple, we were full of hope for the future. The thing with life is that it does all go to plan. But after two major chronic diseases, we're still together fighting for…

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