Today’s the day. If you’re an American citizen and haven’t voted yet, please exercise that right in a year when the outcome promises to have real consequences for civil liberties, national security and pocketbooks. If you voted already, thank you for being on top of it.
For those still unsure at this point, I’m not going to comment on the candidates or parties. Instead, I offer this: think of yourself as part of a review committee recommending the finalist for the most powerful and difficult job in the world, and weigh your options accordingly.
So, yes, I’m working from home for a few weeks as a favor to my boss. Once or twice a year, as the university processes retirements, promotions and new hires, there’s an office shuffle — basically musical chairs but with no music and boxes of papers instead of chairs.
Last month I shared my suggestions and war stories with WP Philly users about selecting plugins, and even as I was standing there talking I realized I could easily put together a companion presentation offering advice to the WordPress developers whose plugins we were considering.
The slides from my presentation to WP Philly this evening are posted. The fonts and animations enjoyed various adventures in the transition from Keynote through PowerPoint to SlideShare, but the content appears to have arrived at its final destination more or less intact.
When I test plugins for work, I keep notes on which ones I’ve tried out and what I found. After five years and more than 300 plugins I can’t always remember which ones I’ve looked at and when.