Today, IntenseDebate officially got acquired by the fabulous company Automattic, the makers of both WordPress.com and WordPress.org! Here’s IntenseDebate’s Tom Keller and Toni Schneider talking about the acquisition at the SF TechStars event: I’m super excited about the deal, and starting to work for Automattic. I feel like this is what we’ve been working for… Continue reading IntenseDebate Got Acquired!
For those that haven’t heard, the swedish TechStar is now back in Boulder for 3 months. I’m working hard at our new (not very shiny but OK offices) on 1980 8th St, feel free to drop by. It’s good to be back.
As you probably know I’m a cofounder and User Interface Designer at Intense Debate. We just released a big update to our revolutionary commenting system, that’s basically a total makeover graphically. I think you can tell that I’m excited! One of the most noticable changes/improvements is the “User Information Box” that displays when you hover… Continue reading Intense Debate Graphical Makeover
It’s amazing how some things change rapidly and how others.. Well, doesn’t change at all. It’s 2008 and I still work as hard as ever. One thing’s for certain: This is the year. So much exciting stuff will happen this year. I’m working on a little side project for Adept Web Solutions while Intense Debate… Continue reading New year, more work
It’s been two weeks since Intense Debate entered it’s open Beta, and we’ve now pushed a semi-big release. I’ts almost like OSX Leopard. Not very many revolutionizing features, but a nice overall, very much needed update to the general experience. Especially the UI of the comment system itself has been streamlined quite a bit. It… Continue reading Intense Debate Nov 14 Update
I’m glad to report that Intense Debate has ended it’s Closed Beta period and is now entering an Open Beta! These are very exciting times, and it’s amazing to see how well our service performs with this sudden hiatus in the traffic. The Chameleon theme is also performing fairly well, even due to my complete… Continue reading Intense Debate has launched!