Nominations Open for Public Interest Registry (PIR) Board of Directors (Featured Blog)

Would you be interested in helping guide the future of the Public Interest Registry (PIR), the non-profit operator of the .ORG, .NGO and .ONG domains? Or do you know of someone who would be a good candidate? If so, the Internet Society is seeking nomin…

Nominations Open for Public Interest Registry (PIR) Board of Directors (Featured Blog)

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WordPress Now Powers 39.5% of the Web (Featured Blog)

Last month in the annual “State of the Word” presentation for 2020, Automattic CEO and WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg announced that WordPress now powered 39% of websites, as measured by W3Techs. The number has actually grown a bit more since that…

WordPress Now Powers 39.5% of the Web (Featured Blog)

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Most Nights You Can Find Me (Briefly) Streaming on Twitch and Editing Wikipedia

Every night… usually sometime between 8:00 and 10:00pm US Eastern time, you can usually find me streaming on Twitch (danyork324) while … editing Wikipedia! 😀 If you’d like to learn more about Wikipedia editing – or just want to chat…

TDYR 403 – My Themes for 2021

As I’ve done for the last 12 years, I started 2021 talking about the “themes” I see myself weaving into my life over the next 12 months. This episode is a companion to this blog post that goes into more written detail: https://www.danyork.com/2021/01/m…

My Themes for 2021

As I have for the past 12 years (see list), my first post of 2021 across all my sites is of three(-ish) words that are my aspirations or “themes” for the year ahead. As my 18yo daughter has reminded me, the beginning of a new calendar year is a completely arbitrary marker 🙂, but it does provide a moment to pause and reflect. Particularly THIS year with the pandemic, we’ve had a great amount of reflection time! Note: while last year’s post was super short, this one is much longer… CLARITY (MISSION) Some of my colleagues at the Internet Society…

TDYR 402 – WordPress Now Powers 39% of the Web, and the State of the Word(Press) 2020

Is it true that over 39% of websites now use WordPress? In this episode I talk about that statistic and other information coming out of the “State of the Word 2020” event by Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress and CEO of Automattic, the company beh…

TDYR 401 – Will Twitter’s Fleets bring the Story format to Twitter? Or will they be fleeting?

In November 2020, Twitter launched “Fleets” globally, bringing the vertical “Story” format first launched on Snapchat and then Instagram, Facebook, and most other social networks. In this episode, I explore what Fleets are all about, how they work, wha…

TDYR 400 – Reflecting on 7 years and 400 episodes of this podcast

After 7 years and 400 episodes of The Dan York Report, this episodes has a look back at how and why I started this podcast, what I’ve used to create it, some of the content I’ve covered, along with some thoughts about the future. I would definitely wel…