Articles by Matt Perry
Matt Perry was Grist's Technology Director and chief nerd from 2008 to 2012.
Notice anything different on Grist.org today? I hope that the answer is “no”! Even though you may not see any overt changes, today was relaunch day at Grist. We turned off our old site, and turned on a new, WordPress-based version. What we’ve done is known as a “port” — that is, we’ve taken the Grist […]
After attending one of Twitter’s developer teatimes here in Seattle and having various other Twitter API related experiences recently (more on that soon), it’s becoming a bit obvious that there’s a rapidly-emerging subspecies of news app coming into being. This sort of app can trace its origins pretty directly to pre-Twitter sites like Techmeme and […]
Last week we were lucky enough to play host to two members of the WordPress core team last week here in our offices in Seattle. If you ever get the chance to work with/learn from Otto (@otto42) and Nacin (@nacin) … well just do it! Grist would not be what it is without the contributions […]
IronCache is an extension for the ExpressionEngine CMS that boosts performance for high traffic sites by using memcached