Da weekend! Accentuate the Positive, everybody! 🌈
If I created a solution to a http://WordPress.org forum topic from 6 years ago, would someone be able to unlock the thread, so I could reply tomorrow?
"If Google would buy Automattic, we'd be shooting ourselves in the foot. We want a flourishing open web. Swallowing a major WordPress player would be counterproductive to that goal."
@iAlbMedina@twitter.com answering the acquisition question from the audience.
"Because of the complexity [of performance, service workers etc.] it looks like only corporations with piles of money can take advantage of all the web can do. AMP is about closing that gap and make that technology available to everyone."
"It's important to scrutinise and question corporations. Everybody thinks 'Google', but I see our team as a kind of start-up inside of Google. Everybody needs a successful open web."
"Things go wrong because people sit in their offices and assume shit. Do user testing!"
"It's easy to forget 'users' are actually real people. You know, this empathy thing, it's not touchy feelings shit. This is big business. [...] Google Analytics tells you what people do on your website; it doesn't show you what people *want* to do."
"So, how do I know... who I am?"
Deep philosophical rabbit-holing at Domain-driven Design workshop, ama. #YoastCon
Questions, not stories. Please. #YoastCon
"Web advertising ROI (in many fields) is trending to zero."
Lots of businesses don't have to be profitable, they just need to show growth. #YoastCon
"Late-stage capitalism is fucked up, let's be real."
Rand Fishkin on Google having been fined more by the EU than it paid taxes. #YoastCon