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The anatomy of a WordPress core security update — Enterprise WordPress hosting, support, and consulting – WordPress VIP

Note: This is part of a series of posts highlighting talks from the BigWP San Francisco meetup at the Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation on the evening of November 6. As both a WordPress VIP Technical Account Manager and a Core Security Release Lead on the WordPress project, I have a rare glimpse into one… via […]

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Tortured Logic

I don’t think there’s anything funny about it. I think Tantaros perfectly explained why so many Americans think they support torture: if you start with the assumption that the U.S. is morally good, then whatever our government did must have been morally justified. That’s the thinking. Alas, that’s backwards. Our morality is based on our […]

In Head?Hunting, Big Data May Not Be Such a Big Deal

So many good things about hiring and personnel in this article with  Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of people operations at Google. Q.Other insights from the data you’ve gathered about Google employees? A. One of the things we’ve seen from all our data crunching is that G.P.A.’s are worthless as a criteria for hiring, and test scores are […]

Polishing Perfect

Perfect doesn’t mean flawless. Perfect means it does exactly what I need it to do. A vacation can be perfect even if the nuts on the plane weren’t warmed before serving. Any project that’s held up in revisions and meetings and general fear-based polishing is the victim of a crime. It’s a crime because you’re […]