‘community’ Videos

  • M. Asif Rahman: How WordPress Helped Me To See The World From Bangladesh and Dream Big

    M. Asif Rahman: How WordPress Helped Me To See The World From Bangladesh and Dream Big

    WordCamp San Francisco 2014Speaker: M. Asif Rahman

    November 14, 2014 &#8212 Lightning Talks: Inspiring Stories
    Asif was a simple boy from Bangladesh. Back in 2004, when Asif just started University in Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering, he tried to make a site, as part of assignment, using Blogger. During that time he was introduced to WordPress. It changed his life, Asif found WordPress very easy. He started to make websites. Managing, all of the sites became difficult so he started hiring University friends but that also became unmanageable. Asif took an office and started his own company. Some of our websites worked super well, like The Tech Journal, it reached alexa rank 3000 within 1 year of inception. They kept working only in WordPress, built tons of plugins and theme, become attached with more important figure inside WordPress. Asif had his first invite from WordCamp Melbourne and spoke their during 2011 event. Since then, he has attended over 10 WordCamp worldwide. Asif attended the last 3 WordCamp SF. Now he has a registered company in US, working to help young entrepreneur in US and Bangladesh too. He has managed and helped multiple WordPress Meetup and WordCamp. He is happy to share his story.

  • Brennen Byrne: The Most Secure Platform: How the WordPress Community Makes Us All Safer

    Brennen Byrne: The Most Secure Platform: How the WordPress Community Makes Us All Safer

    WordCamp San Francisco 2014Speaker: Brennen Byrne

    November 14, 2014 &#8212 Lighting Talks:
    The WordPress community has always been one of our largest assets, but the changing dynamics of security online have also made it our best defense. This talk covers the threats facing the WordPress ecosystem and the Internet today, how the WordPress community is combatting them, and what you can do to help keep us all safe.

  • Andrea Rennick: From Housewife to Hero - Giving Back and Moving Up

    Andrea Rennick: From Housewife to Hero – Giving Back and Moving Up

    WordCamp NYC 2014Speaker: Andrea Rennick

    November 6, 2014 &#8212 Want to be part of the community? Want to learn how you, YES YOU can give back to the WordPress community at large, even if you don’t know how to code?

    Follow my journey from mild mannered homeschooling housewife, to well known community member who now works for a leading company in the WordPress ecosystem. Best part? I’ve done it all in my jammies.

  • Mickey Kay: The Art of N00b - Tips for beginners in the world of WordPress

    Mickey Kay: The Art of N00b – Tips for beginners in the world of WordPress

    WordCamp San Francisco 2014Speaker: Mickey Kay

    October 31, 2014 &#8212 New to the world of WordPress? Wondering how best to jump in? Intimidated by all the stuff you “don’t know”? Come join the party for an action-packed flash talk covering LOADS of goodies including: simple steps to getting involved, experience-based insights for developing your skills, plenty of useful resources for your bookmarks tab, and lots more. The talk will also cover some of my own adventures in WordPress land, including some of the projects, plugins, and people I’ve been involved with. So if you’re newer to the WordPress community and want to up your game (build a plugin, code a theme, get involved, etc), come join us!

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  • Boone Gorges: Be a Volunteer, not a Martyr - a Practical Guide to Contributing

    Boone Gorges: Be a Volunteer, not a Martyr – a Practical Guide to Contributing

    WordCamp San Francisco 2014Speaker: Boone Gorges

    October 31, 2014 &#8212 This talk will present a number of arguments for why WordPress professionals ought to volunteer time to the project, arguments that will focus on practical and financial considerations rather than on moral ones. Boone Gorges will argue that the WordPress contributor pool is too concentrated, in a way that has the potential to do disservice to people who specialize in WordPress at the freelance and small-business level. Boone also outlines several concrete strategies for organizing one’s contributions in such a way as to minimize financial sacrifices.

  • Aaron Campbell: The WordPress Community - Getting Involved

    Aaron Campbell: The WordPress Community – Getting Involved

    WordCamp Dallas/Fort Worth 2014Speaker: Aaron Campbell

    October 26, 2014 &#8212 Aaron talks about becoming involved in the WordPress Community. Everybody, from user to developer, can make a contribution and make a difference.

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  • Hiromichi Koga: All We Really Need to Know We Have Learned from WordPress. ー 私たちはWordPressからなにを学んだのか? ー

    Hiromichi Koga: All We Really Need to Know We Have Learned from WordPress. ー 私たちはWordPressからなにを学んだのか? ー

    WordCamp Kansai 2014Speaker: Hiromichi Koga

    August 21, 2014 &#8212 デジタルキューブは、日本ではじめてWordPress.ORGのコンサルタントリストに掲載された企業で、デジタルキューブが主催するチーム「め組」には日本語開発チームのメンバーやコア貢献者、著名なプラグインの開発者などが在籍し、これらの活動を通してWordPressコミュニティと深く関わってきました。

    最近では、AmimotoというWordPress環境をAWS上で公開するなどの活動により、AWSマーケットプレイスに出品する数少ない国内企業の1つとして、海外に活躍の場を移しつつあります。

    このセッションでは、デジタルキューブがオープンソースやコミュニティに深く携わってきた中で、何を得て何を学んできたかを紹介いたします。

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  • Panel Discussion: Asian WordPress and Community

    Panel Discussion: Asian WordPress and Community

    WordCamp Kansai 2014Speakers: Hitoshi Omagari, Munetada Saga, Yongjia Xie

    August 21, 2014 &#8212 今やワールドワイドで60言語以上ものパッケージを要するWordPress。
    アジアにおける日本以外のWordPressの発展状況はどうなっているのか
    コミュニティの活動状況を中心に、利用状況などを含めたアジア全体での動向を紹介します

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  • Steve Roy: What Vladimir Putin Teaches Us About Handling Trolls

    Steve Roy: What Vladimir Putin Teaches Us About Handling Trolls

    WordCamp Seattle 2014Speaker: Steve Roy

    August 16, 2014 &#8212 Vladimir Putin is currently the bad guy of the world. Recently his actions are similar to that of an internet troll, whose primary objective is to instigate a negative response and disorder. Join Steve Roy as he breaks down the patented behavioral methods that trolls of all kinds use. Showing you both technical and human approaches to creating a cleaner, and more civil online community space supported by data from Disqus powered communities, this talk gives you practical do’s and don’ts when it comes to dealing with online incivility.

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  • Ben Lobaugh: From Zero to WordPress Hero

    Ben Lobaugh: From Zero to WordPress Hero

    WordCamp Philly 2014Speaker: Ben Lobaugh

    July 31, 2014 &#8212 Do you love WordPress and are interested in getting involved with the community but bewildered at how to “get in”? Wonder no more! This session walks you through freely available resources to help you get involved in any aspect of the community that interests you and take you from an unknown zero to a WordPress hero!

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