Raoul Wegat

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Product Designer / 1 Year at Automattic / Image Editor: Sketch / Code Editor: Atom / Coffs Harbour, Australia

Open Source is why we have the internet we have today. Open Source software drives almost everything; from server operating systems, to database software, to web server software, and even WordPress. But it’s more than just software. It’s an ethos of sharing, of collaborating, of people working together to make a difference. Open Source is the revolution you never saw coming.

🌎 Needs

We need a better understanding that people have different needs.

🌍 Wants

Neurodiversity and acceptance that as humans, we are all different.

👏 Talk


I love my Mondaine Swiss Railways wrist watch. The second hand design is what makes it so very usable, one super-quick glance and you know the time to the second. I used to run for trains a lot, so it was very functionally valuable then – before I became an Automattician.

My restored 1988 Macintosh SE. It’s actually quite analog once you get the case off. This is the last model of Macintoshes that had the Macintosh Team signatures (including Steve Jobs) etched on the case inner. My kids think it’s from the olden days.

❔ Whois

Web, design, open source & neurodiversity. Product Designer at Automattic. I occasionally rant at raoulwegat.com.

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