Farewell Automattic. Hello Close.io.

Just over four years ago I was lucky enough to get a gig at Automattic, a company I had long admired. The last four years have been a rollercoaster of travel, learning, and working with world-class people and entrepreneurs as I worked to improve and grow Jetpack. It was a privilege to see the company… Continue reading Farewell Automattic. Hello Close.io.

Father Peter, il-Buffu

Nahseb kelli madwar disgha jew tmien snin meta l-ewwel niftakar nisma u nara lil Fr. Peter jitkellem. Zgur kien dak iz-zmien ghax konna ghadna nghixu ir-Rabat (igifieri qabel is-snin disghin) izda l-gazzetti kienu diga bil-kulur (allura wara l-1987). Kien xi programm ta' diskussjoni fuq Television Malta; na niftakarx l-isem ezattament ghalkemm ghandi amment li kien… Continue reading Father Peter, il-Buffu

Entrepreneurship Acumen [6 of 7]: Social and Ethical

The sixth Acumen Fund question (see the first, second, third, fourth and fifth) went like this: "Please describe the role you believe social entrepreneurship plays in global development." Entrepreneurs create and deliver value. Social entrepreneurs do the same, but they also make sure that value is distributed fairly and ethically. ‘Value’ means different things to different people.  In the standard… Continue reading Entrepreneurship Acumen [6 of 7]: Social and Ethical

Entrepreneurship Acumen [5 of 7]: On Failure

The fifth Acumen Fund question (see the first, second, third and fourth) went like this: “We believe that learning from our mistakes and failures is an important leadership quality. Please describe a personal failure and what you have learned from it.” This is a tricky one, and much has changed since my original reply. But first, this is what… Continue reading Entrepreneurship Acumen [5 of 7]: On Failure

Thank you January. Welcome February…

"Surely as cometh the Winter, I know There are Spring violets under the snow." -   R. H. Newell January sneaked past and what started out as a lethargic post-holiday season month quickly turned into a fast-moving and exciting time. The first month of 2010 brought welcome changes to personal and professional life. Finding and moving… Continue reading Thank you January. Welcome February…

Interview on DesNDev.com

Dhane Crowley of DesNDev.com kindly asked me to answer a few questions on why WordPress can be a useful tool to companies having – or wanting – a web presence. Q5: What would you say is the single most important aspect of creating a Website – aesthetics, function, or something else? Usability. If a website… Continue reading Interview on DesNDev.com

Entrepreneurship Interview on “Phase” magazine:

Yesterday Phase Magazine published a short interview feature about entrepreneurship and start-ups with yours truly. Am posting the answers to the original questions here together with scans of the actual published article below. Thanks to Caroline Gatt for taking the time :-) --- 1.    What is ethical entrepreneurship and why do you think it is… Continue reading Entrepreneurship Interview on “Phase” magazine:

Recording Skype calls on GarageBand with LineIn and SoundFlower (Mac)

Just wanted to keep a copy of this handy really. Recording Skype calls on GarageBand with LineIn and SoundFlower (Mac) - 360east | design, media, technology. Update: The above works well but AudioHijack Pro is a much more elegant solution. -- If you liked this post follow me on Twitter, I'm @richardmuscat, or subscribe to this… Continue reading Recording Skype calls on GarageBand with LineIn and SoundFlower (Mac)