A design and marketing guy, Liam Dempsey is the owner and director of LBDesign, a small international consultancy. Liam grew the business from his own freelance work before relocating from Chicago to London in 2002.
Returning to the US in 2009, Liam was delighted to discover the WordPress community in Philadelphia. In 2012, with great support from local WordPress fans, he started the Philly ‘burbs WordPress Meetup, which is still running strong. Liam was lucky enough to be a co-organizer of WordCamp Philly 2014.
Always interested in the unique angle, Liam is the co-founder and co-editor of chickenmonkeydog, a daily, quirky blog that’s been running since 2008.
You can find Liam on his website or on Twitter @liamdempsey!
Liam – Yards
Brad – Water
Dre – Water
Named for jazz clarinetist benny Goodman, WordPress has just released 4.0!
New WordPress Default Theme Twenty Fifteen
The new default theme for WordPress, Twenty Fifteen, is slated for release with WordPress 4.1.
2014 WordPress User and Developer Survey
WordPress has just put out this year’s survey, which is open to all users and developers. All are encouraged to take this survey in order to improve the platform.
After a successful run from Kickstarter funding, John Saddington has announced that he is pulling his photo sharing app.
Flywheel Just Secured $1.2 Million in Funding
The hosting company, Flywheel, just pulled in $1.2 Million of funding led by Linseed Capital.
Dre – 5 Million Gmail passwords were leaked.
Brad – My Eyes Are Up Here is a new plugin, with facial detection for cropped thumbnails.
Liam – Add from Server is a plugin for connecting content on your server (perhaps in your uploads directory) to your Media Library.
WordCamp Europe – Sep 27-29
Prestige Conference – October 3-5 – Live Stream available
WordCamp San Francisco – Oct 23-25 + Summit
PressNomics III – January 22-24
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