"I don't think we have figured out how to evaluate people for what might make a good manager or leader — down the line — because we're still looking at: 'Are you shipping?'"
Desiree Garcia is a senior designer at Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com and most recently, Tumblr. Their goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or where they live in the world. She's also an editor at A List Apart, a webzine that explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.
In this episode, we discuss: