Automatic Grand Meetup 2016

I recently attended my sixth Grand Meetup, the yearly tradition at Automattic where the entire company gathers together for a week. This year’s GM is a blur, as usual. I taught a class on user interface design (my first time!), played in the Automatic band, had lots of one-on-one meetings, spent a full day with […]

Scale in Tilt Brush

Since discovering the ability to scale, pan, and rotate in 3D space, Tilt Brush has become an obsession. My latest scene explores the ability to create massive scale differentials with an amazing amount of detail. Starting small, I created a little campsite (complete with pillow, blanket, and lantern inside the tent), and then zoomed out […]

Old and Unpublished: The 5 Strangest Things About Having a “Real” Job

I wrote this list over 4 years ago (June 2, 2011), right after I started working at Automattic. I don’t know why I never published it, but here it is: The paycheck. It’s been a long time since I’ve gotten a regularly scheduled paycheck. Even though I’ve only gotten one paycheck, its still a nice […]