November 20, 2016 — In her talk, Rose will discuss the impact of open source technology, content management systems, the dynamic nature of WordPress and how her students impressions of WordPress change over time.
In addition to her educational efforts, Rose spends her free time volunteering with dog rescue organizations and spending time with her family.
November 11, 2016 — Keynote for WordCamp Birmingham 2016. Cory Miller talks about the importance of Pivot and Purpose to surviving and thriving in the near future.
October 27, 2016 — All businesses and stories start as a idea. WordPress is a democratized platform for that inspiration, where ideas are empowered to evolve into meaningful products and stories that shape and create the world we want.
October 7, 2016 — Keynote for WordCamp Salt Lake City
August 25, 2016 — How to Build a Table; How to Change a Car’s Oil; How Cook a Turkey; search for these and you will find countless of YouTube videos on each of these topics. People share their knowledge in hopes that it will be helpful to others. As a result, lots of people know how to build tables, change oil, and cook turkeys. But what if that information wasn’t shared? What if only one company made all of the tables and knew how to make tables? That’s kind of how software development is, unless that software is Open Source like WordPress.
June 24, 2016 — You can’t always predict who will use your products, or what emotional state they’ll be in when they do. By identifying stress cases and designing with compassion in mind, you’ll create experiences that support more of your users, more of the time.
February 3, 2016 — What would happen if schools were powered by free and open source software? What if students were trusted and given the freedom to explore and experiment with their school-issued devices?
The results may surprise you.
Free and open source software has fueled Penn Manor School District’s classrooms for over a decade. The strategy culminated in a high school 1:1 learning program, where students received 1700 school-supplied laptops exclusively loaded with Linux and open source software.
Charlie will tell the unusual story of how Penn Manor applied open source principles to better prepare students for college, careers and beyond.
Central to the program is a student apprenticeship, where high school students form the core of a sophisticated help desk team, and write code used by their peers everyday.