I’m Joining Automattic – Excitement Factor Bazillion

The Automattic team at the 2017 Grand Meetup

When I turned 42, I had a feeling that this year would be different for me. Actually, it was more than just a feeling, I had already started a process that has come to fruition. I’ve had opportunities to interview at some of today’s most exciting companies Starting on Monday, 19 February, I am joining…… Continue reading I’m Joining Automattic – Excitement Factor Bazillion

How Pluto passed up its opportunity for “planet” status for a friend

Artist concept of New Horizons spacecraft. (Credit: Johns Hopkins/Applied Physics Laboratory. For print or commercial use, please contact: Smithsonian Institution.) https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasamarshall/14484529000/

Do you remember when Pluto was a planet? Those were the days when we had 9 planets in our Solar System and then things changed. Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet. Do you know the backstory behind that change? What may seem like some astronomical body’s decision to reclassify this celestial body was really…… Continue reading How Pluto passed up its opportunity for “planet” status for a friend