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How WordCamp Europe 2013 Came to Be

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This is a talk I gave at WordCamp Europe 2015 in Sevilla. As usual, I talk more than there are slides, so that on their own they’re not that useful. Anyway, I was honoured to be invited and had a fantastic time, made perfect for having found a bar with a perfect dry martini (or three). The video is below and you can download the slides here. Feel free to comment here if you agree or disagree with anything I’ve said (or if you want to buy me drinks.)  

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Anmut

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Anmut ist die Schönheit der Gestalt unter dem Einfluss der Freiheit; die Schönheit derjenigen Erscheinungen, die die Person bestimmt. Die architektonische Schönheit macht dem Urheber der Natur, Anmut und Grazie machen ihrem Besitzer Ehre. Jene ist ein Talent, diese ein persönliches Verdienst. Friedrich Schiller — Ueber Anmuth und Würde WordCamp Hamburg 2014 was an expected experience, with all the unexpected details that make each WordCamp unique; familiar and surprising at the same time, the typical signals of an outstanding event, the mood of which was brilliantly documented on Ulli’s video,…read more

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Europäer

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So, it looks like I’m presenting the keynote talk at WordCamp Hamburg 2014, which is both an incredible honour, and also a little scary… The scary bit is that I’ve promised to intro the talk and do the Q&A in German (the bulk will be in English). A brave promise, but what was I thinking? First of all, and despite the fact that I still read enough in German, I have only spoken it sporadically, and usually not about WordPress (yes, I had to go look how to say “upload” in German…). Then,…read more

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