To celebrate National Hot Dog Month, we got a bit silly with the July 2019 issue of the LBDesign newsletter. We focused entirely on hot dogs, sharing all sorts of stories and articles about this wonderfully delicious and iconic food. We had a lot of fun with the issue, and from the feedback we received from our readers, they enjoyed it too.
If you’re unable to get to Pittsburgh for Abstractions II this week, you can catch Liam’s talk in Lancaster, PA in mid-September at the Central PA Open Source Conference (CPOSC). Liam’s talk for both conferences is entitled Programming Language: Learning to Present, Talk, and Ask Questions in an Inclusive Way.
We were excited to be involved in the pre-launch work for Maire Aileen Dempsey’s effort to win election for judge in Cook County, Illinois. Over the past two weeks, our office was racing to create a campaign logotype, website, and artwork for social media outlets. Working on very short deadlines, we crafted clean, clear designs that will be a key part of Maire’s political campaign in the weeks and months ahead. Continue reading
We’re delighted to announce that our own Liam Dempsey has been named as the Chair of the Outreach & Marketing Action Team for ITAG. As the Chair of that team, Liam will lead and coordinate efforts to grow and sustain the community of professionals that belong to ITAG. Liam was appointed to this volunteer position at the May 2019 meeting of ITAG. Continue reading
We are delighted to share that Liam Dempsey will present a talk at Abstractions II, a highly-respected multi-disciplinary tech conference in Pittsburgh, PA. Liam will deliver a talk entitled Programming Language: Learning to Present, Talk, and Ask Questions in an Inclusive Way.
Earlier this morning, the team at Hallway Chats published its 100th podcast episode. First launched in June 2017, Hallway Chats is a show where Liam Dempsey and Tara Claeys interview people from the WordPress community about their respective lives, challenges, definitions of success, and more. Continue reading
With WordCamp Philly only a week away, we are looking forward to attending our local city’s WordCamp.
Over the past two years, we have happily supported Good Neighbor Day, a day-long, community-focused event in Downingtown, PA. Yesterday, we attended the event for the first time as a company. While Liam has been attending the event for many years, it was Lauren’s first time. It was enjoyable to get out from behind our computer screens to see the event and meet some of the vendors in person.
Over the weekend, Liam Dempsey drove south from suburban Philadelphia to Atlanta, to speak at one of the premier WordPress conferences, WordCamp Atlanta. As expected, WordCamp Atlanta proved a valuable experience, packed with opportunities for networking and learning. Continue reading
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law focused on the protection of personal data for all residents of countries within the European Union. This new legislation aims to give individuals greater control over their personal data and to change the approach of organizations across the world towards data privacy. The GDPR goes into effect on 25-May-2018. Continue reading