WordPress: Bringing Ideas to Life

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September 27, 2014

WordPress: Bringing Ideas to Life

A presentation about the Philosophy behind the philosophies of WordPress.

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Siobhan McKeown

September 27, 2014
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  1. 8PSE1SFTT #SJOHJOH*EFBTUP-JGF @SiobhanPMcKeown

  2. P CAPITAL DANGIT

  3. How do influence our DEAS DEALS ?

  4. FREEDOM

  5. FREEDOM FROM... NEGATIVE FREEDOM

  6. FREEDOM TO... POSITIVE FREEDOM

  7. POSITIVE & NEGATIVE FREEDOM

  8. Use Text 4FREEDOMS

  9. Use Text FREEDOMS USE 4

  10. Use Text FREEDOMS 4 USE MODIFY

  11. Use Text FREEDOMS 4 USE MODIFY REDISTRIBUTE

  12. Use Text FREEDOMS 4 USE MODIFY REDISTRIBUTE DISTRIBUTE MODIFICATIONS

  13. Our Bill of Rights OUR BILL OF RIGHTS

  14. Recap FREEDOM

  15. 1SPUFDUJOHVTFS GSFFEPNT

  16. 1SPUFDUJOHVTFS GSFFEPNT

  17. the liberty of some must depend on the restraint of

    others. -- Isaiah Berlin
  18. the liberty of users must depend on the restraint of

    developers.
  19. OWER

  20. A Relational Concept

  21. certain persons exercise power over others -- Michel Foucault

  22. USER FREEDOM DEVELOPER FREEDOM

  23. None
  24. so that users don’t have to developers solve problems

  25. DESIGN FOR THE MAJORITY

  26. THE VOCAL MINORITY

  27. POWER

  28. SIMPLICITY

  29. what can be done with fewer would in vain be

    done with more. -- John Duns Scotus
  30. Occam’s Razor

  31. for sale, baby shoes, never worn. -- Ernest Hemingway?

  32. simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.

    -- John Maeda
  33. DECISIONS, NOT OPTIONS

  34. Preferences have a cost

  35. Every time you provide an option, you're asking the user

    to make a decision. -- Joel Sponsky
  36. STRIVING FOR SIMPLICITY

  37. SIMPLICITY

  38. FREEDOM

  39. Power FREEDOM POWER

  40. Power FREEDOM POWER SIMPLICITY

  41. “Philosophers have only interpreted the world… the point is to

    change it.” Karl Marx philosophers have only interpreted the world… the point is to change it. -- Karl Marx
  42. THANKS! @SiobhanPMcKeown Siobhanmckeown.com