Early Reviews Show Applications Like Calypso Are the Future of WordPress

Last week Automattic unveiled Project Calypso, a brand new architecture for WordPress.com and a Mac app that mirrors the experience on desktop. The overhaul was nearly two years in the making, a risky bet for Automattic but one that shows a glimpse of what the future of WordPress could be.

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It’s Not (Necessarily) A Mental Health Issue

There has been a lot of talk about mental illness lately. It comes up in the wake of any major shooting to explain the assailant’s actions. They were crazy, people say. Insane. Unsound. Even when there is clear evidence to the contrary. Even when the people are competent to stand trial.

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Two Podcasts

Last week I did two podcasts around the Calypso news that are both now up, and show very different sides of the announcement. The first was with Brian Krogsgard of the WordPress-focused site Post Status and we talked a lot about the Calypso launch in the context of the WordPress community.

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webkrauts on Twitter

“Progressive enhancement and accessible, semantic markup aren’t optional extras.” http://www.zeldman.com/2015/11/29/13853/ … Happy #bbd15

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Yes, but where are all the 3rd amendment activists?

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Could the Third Amendment be used to fight the surveillance state?

The Third Amendment to the United States Constitution is just 32 words: “No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.”

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WPWeekly Episode 214 – Chris Lema on WordPress in the Enterprise, Market Share, and Calypso

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Chris Lema to discuss WordPress in the enterprise, the on boarding experience, and Calypso. Lema shares his experience beta testing a Windows version of Automattic’s new desktop application.

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