Following Ryan Boren

Followed Ryan Boren (Ryan Boren)
Ryan Boren

non-compliant neurodivergent

I am a retired software developer, former lead developer of WordPress, and co-conspirator emeritus at Automattic. I live in Dripping Springs Texas at the Irie Smial Preserve amidst a familial motley of non-compliant, neurodivergent garage hobbits.

Check Twitter and for my heartbeat. That’s where I hang out the most.

WordPress, Education, moral edtech, even the words commonplace book in the tagline of one of his websites! I suspect that Ryan is my online doppleganger.

It also looks like he’s thinking about and doing some of the same things that Aaron Davis, Ian O’Byrne, John Johnston, Greg McVerry and others are doing.

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Chris Aldrich

I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal processing, IndieWeb, theoretical mathematics, and big history. I'm also a talent manager-producer-publisher in the entertainment industry with expertise in representation, distribution, finance, production, content delivery, and new media.

5 thoughts on “Following Ryan Boren”

  1. rnv says:

    @c Thanks for this! I was pleased to discover that there were only two I wasn’t already following.

  2. johnjohnston says:

    @c I think of as a sort of RSS reader. Nearer inoreader than twitter in my imaginary social dock. Still use twitter as a lot of teachers have no other presence.

  3. chrisaldrich says:

    @johnjohnston I port several Twitter lists and other social like that into my feed reader with

  4. johnjohnston says:

    @c Thanks, that works, need to organise some more lists now.

  5. chrisaldrich says:

    It’s not Monday, but adding Georgia Tech Professor @blair to the list of educators and researchers on

    Who else are we missing?

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