Illustration of Derek Powazek by Adam Ellis

About

Derek Powazek has worked the web since 1995 at pioneering sites like HotWired, Blogger, and Technorati. He is the author of “Design for Community: The Art of Connecting Real People in Virtual Places” (New Riders, 2001). He is the cofounder of JPG, the photography magazine that’s made by its community. He has been Chief of Design for HP’s MagCloud, advisor to a handful of startup companies, and creator of Fray, the magazine of true stories and original art.

The illustration of me and my dog, Bug, is by Adam Ellis, who is awesome.

Contact

You can reach me if you can figure out this incredibly easy riddle: sew is to sewing as fray is to _______@gmail.com. But! Please do not contact me about my WordPress themes – I don’t offer support on them. If you need WordPress support, go here.


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Hi, I’m Derek. I make awesome community-centric web stuff. I sometimes post things to Flickr and Twitter. I’m mostly harmless. More.





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