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Mika Ariela “Ipstenu” Epstein
Working for DreamHost as a full stack WordPress developer on DreamPress and managing the WordPress.org Plugin Review Team, Mika helps make the internet safer for everyone. When she's not writing her own code, she's helping WordPress developers write something better.
The cofounder of LezWatch.TV, the greatest database of queer characters and shows, she develops software and trawls queer representation on television to make the data visible.
Passionate about code, open source technology, open data, and mindful development practices, Mika may watch a lot of TV but it's for a good cause. You can find Mika travelling internationally to speak about the intersection of software, fandom, and humanism.
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Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself. The friction tends to arise when the two are not the same. There is no more hollow feeling than to stand with your honor shattered at your feet while soaring public reputation wraps you in rewards. That’s soul destroying. The other way around is merely very, very irritating.
Tired of cranky people being jerks? Want to stop them from abusing your contact form? It’s sadly harder than it should be.