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Jer Clarke

I am a human web developer from Montreal and the the technical lead for Global Voices. I am responsible for developing and maintaining our various sites, which mostly run on WordPress.

I've been building websites since 2003 and have spoken about web development and WordPress at events like WordCamp (San Francisco, NYC, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa) and ConFoo (Montreal).

My rarely updated blog is at and my cats are very very soft.

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Latest posts by Jer Clarke

Global Voices Gets Redesigned: Welcome Back!

As you may have noticed, a few things have changed here at Global Voices. Our old design, beloved as it was, has been replaced. This new design heralds a new...

Jer Clarke's space

Simian Uprising |

r9y – Design for readability

Posts from my personal site, Simian Uprising

  • 6 January 2020

    A Buddhist Guide to Life (and WordPress) – My first dharma talk

    Here’s an updated YouTube version of  A Buddhist Guide to WordPress Development! Including a new introduction that explains why I hope this talk will be useful to anyone, not just those interested in WordPress. This was the first real “dharma talk” I ever gave, and looking back, I’m really happy… More »

  • 29 November 2019

    Meditation tips for daily sits

    Meditation takes time and effort, but the benefits are enormous. Anyone who manages to maintain a daily sitting practice is likely to sing its praises, the hard part is making the time and finding the motivation to keep at it day after day. As someone about to hit 650 days… More »

  • 11 July 2019

    A Proposed, Tentative Logo for Recovery Dharma

    TL;DR: I made a logo for Recovery Dharma because we need a visual brand ASAP and I think this one will do the trick, taking advantage of the dharma wheel icon we’ve already been using and the free font “Leto” . I hope it’s helpful to others, and encourage everyone… More »

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