Monthly Archives: December 2015

NECode4Lib

By gkur I attended the Northeast meeting of Code4Lib last Friday (12/4/2015) at Dartmouth College. It was my first Code4Lib anything and I had a great time. Got to hear about some interesting projects/workflows/ideas/tools from a range of careers that … Continue reading

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New Theme: Twenty Sixteen

By Tammie We’re pleased to announce that Twenty Sixteen — the new WordPress default theme designed by Takashi Irie — is available to all WordPress.com sites. Twenty Sixteen is a fresh take on the traditional blog format, with great features … Continue reading

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The New WordPress.com App for Windows Is Here

By Mark Armstrong You asked, and we answered—quickly! Just weeks after unveiling the all-new WordPress.com and desktop app for Mac, we’re thrilled to introduce our new Windows app. Now you can manage your sites, write and publish, and even customize your … Continue reading

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Three WordPressers Making a Splash

By Ben Huberman It always makes us happy to hear about the achievements of writers, photographers, and artists who choose WordPress.com as their home on the web. Today, let’s celebrate recent exciting news from Gaia Vince, Max Becherer, and Rolli. … Continue reading

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Faster-Loading Images on Your Site

By David Newman We always strive to make your sites run as quickly and smoothly as possible, both on the front end and under the hood. So we’re happy to announce that the WordPress.com image service, which delivers the beautiful images you use in … Continue reading

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More Than a Few Tough Things (3)

By Mills In my second post in this series I took on my colleague Steve Pearlstein‘s argument that “universities” should engage in less research, more teaching. In this final post in the series, I want to take up his argument … Continue reading

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More Than a Few Tough Things (2)

By Mills In my previous post in this series, a response to a column my colleague Steve Pearlstein wrote in the Washington Post over the weekend, I discussed some difficult choices that public universities will need to make in the … Continue reading

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More Than a Few Tough Things

By Mills My colleague Steve Pearlstein’s weekend column in the Washington Post has generated more than its fair share of attention and, well, backlash. Perhaps the two most cogent negative responses I’ve seen were from Dan Drezner (Pearlstein’s WaPo colleague) … Continue reading

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