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I spent last week in Whistler, British Columbia for Automattic‘s annual Grand Meetup. If you aren’t familiar with Automattic, (and let’s be honest, the only people reading this are my parents and other a12s, so you should already know) we’re the company that builds and supports things like WordPress.com, Jetpack, WooCommerce and several other products on the web. One thing that makes Automattic unique from most traditional companies, is that our company… Read More

I’ve been up in Whistler, BC for the past few days for the yearly Automattic Grand Meetup. This morning, a few of us hiked along Trash Trail to a Train Wreck (which, while a great tagline for an autobiography, is actually the real name of the trail). The trail followed along the Cheakamus River,which presented several beautiful photo ops. Our destination, across a suspension bridge perfect for a cartoon villain to cut, was a… Read More

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Automattic is a distributed company — we all work from wherever we are. Right now, “where we are” is 197 cities around the world: New Orleans, USA. Montevideo, Uruguay. Tokyo, Japan. Vilnius, Lithuania. Once a year, we get together somewhere in the world to meet, work alongside, learn from, and laugh with one another in an exhilarating, exhausting week called the Grand Meetup. This year, 277…

Automattic is currently in Park City, Utah, for our annual Grand Meetup. Don’t let all of the pictures fool you, we’ve actually been working and learning a ton throughout the week. However, we’ve managed to sneak in some activities just for fun, too. This year, some of us took a trip to Park City Mountain Resort to take a ride on the Alpine Coaster. I grabbed my GoPro, kept my hand off… Read More