Vegas Bound

I went to Vegas for work. Yup. Vegas. That place where people go to gamble and party and all that? I even managed to sort of very vaguely learn how a person might play craps should they be inclined to do such things. Which I am not, but it was fun to watch the gambling skills…

Lists a la Karen

I am a list maker. But I am also a list avoider, I think this is also sometimes called being a procrastinator. And I am inconsistent about my organizational strategies. But I have a job where it rather helps to be on top of things. So I recently made a resolution to be very very consistent…

Moving Office 

My office for the day is on wheels somewhere in Eastern Washington. Mobile hotspot is holding out for the most part. ​​Good times.  #officefortheday #a8cday #remoteworking A post shared by Karen Arnold (@iamkarenalma) on Sep 26, 2016 at 1:26pm PDT

Friday in the Life of a Happiness Engineer

This post is part of a series of posts describing what we do on a daily basis at Automattic. If you’re interested in reading more you can follow the tag #a8cday.  This week, while writing these day in a life posts I realized that my favorite day of the work week is Monday. Upside down, isn’t…

Another Day in the Life of a Happiness Engineer

This post is part of a series of posts describing what we do on a daily basis at Automattic. If you’re interested in reading more you can follow the tag #a8cday.  I am often asked what a typical day at Automattic looks like. My answer? Usually that there is no such thing as typical. Every day…