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With over 1000 posts, about WordPress, technology, servers, and ethics, you can teach yourself anything.

Writer, Developer, Speaker

Content is posted irregularly. Code is written and reviewed daily. Mika can often be found speaking internationally.

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Mika Ariela “Ipstenu” Epstein

Working for DreamHost as a full stack WordPress developer on DreamPress, Mika helps make the internet better for everyone. She is passionate about code, open source technology, open data, and mindful development practices.

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.

You can find her travelling internationally to speak about the intersection of software, fandom, and humanism.

A lot of people like to say thank you for the time I volunteer in WordPress, the things I do, and just being me. People like that helped me change my career trajectory and move to California. It may not be classy, but you can buy me a coffee.

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