Author Archives: Matt

About Matt

In 2002 I started contributing to Open Source software, and life has just gotten better from there. Co-founder of WordPress, founder Automattic.

This is how easy it is…

I’m showing someone right now how easy it is to make a blog entry on WordPress.  Now, if I could only learn to post regularly… 🙂

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Dear Blog

OK, I swear that this has got to be more than a once a month thing. I’m sorry. It’s not you, it’s me. I’m just so tired all the time, and the stress at work has just been killer. Look, … Continue reading

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Steve Irwin 1962-2006

Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter, died yesterday in a freak accident at the age of 44.  He was filming a new documentary piece at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, when a frightened stingray struck Steve directly in the heart. While he … Continue reading

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I didn't announce this last week when I heard about it because I didn't want to overshadow Matt coming in.  But here's the news that I wrote at the time… The SciFi Channel is cancelling Stargate SG1.  I have no … Continue reading

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Matt’s coming to town!!!

My darling brother is coming to Austin this weekend for BarCampTexas.  I'm really looking forward to seeing him! They're having a class at the BarCamp on transferring application from the desktop to web based access, which I may very well have to … Continue reading

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The end of an era? is broken.  Waaay broken.  I was going to go and check on whether my season 2 Veronica Mars is shipping this week or next, and I can't get into the site. was broken as well as and … Continue reading

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I messed w/ HTML….

Yes, I changed my layout.  Yes, I know this may be the first time this century that I've done it. I just had to get brave enough to experiment with it.  My brother was very proud of me.  I am … Continue reading

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Slow Burn

Someone in my house left my dog out all day.  Nine hours in 100 degrees heat with no water. Needless to say, I'm pretty horked.  I can't understand being so self involved that something like that could happen. Fortunately, Rhiannon … Continue reading

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Just a quick thought

If I ever figure out which person or animal woke me up at three AM this morning, there is going to be murder most foul here.

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Fast food just slowed down for me!

Ordinarily, when I talk about a food establishment, I'm usually ranting – or raving – about their service or their dishes.  Today, I want to talk for a minute about a website; specifically Wendy's Hamburgers. Those of you that know … Continue reading

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