Cathi Bosco explains why she finds it important to contribute to the WordPress governance project: “WordPress cannot expect to be leading the way to democratize publishing without basic governance in place.”
How did a hate symbol get into WordPress.org? Will more transparent governance help us navigate the age of weaponized open source projects?
The newly formed WordPress Governance Project had its first meeting on January 15, 2019, in the WordPress Governance Project Slack channel. The minutes for this meeting can be found at WPgovernance.org. The next meeting takes place on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at 1600 UTC (11 am EST).
The newly formed WordPress Governance Project, provisionally led by Morten Rand-Hendriksen and Rachel Cherry, will host its first meeting on January 15, 2019, with a one-hour meeting in The WordPress Governance Project Slack channel. It should be interesting to see how this gets started. There is now a dedicated site for the project.
Good viewing and listening for you this weekend! Krogsgard on memberships and churn. Web 2.0 tech leaders reflect. Mike McAlister on the journey from Atomic Blocks and Array Themes to the Liftoff Creator Course. Paid services at Underrepresented in Tech. The Pattern Creator and Directory. WCEU. Inclusive Open Source Processes and Governance.
David and Dan talk with Robert Jacobi, Director of WordPress at Cloudways, about the Joomla project and what WordPress can learn from it.
During his WCUS talk on Saturday morning, “Moving The Web Forward With WordPress,” Morten Rand-Hendriksen stressed that we must truly represent the people affected by WordPress — and because of its 32.5% market share, practically everyone using the web is affected. To effectively represent and embody the spirit of “democratized publishing” for such a large audience, the…