Yep, you're totally right. We're focused on stabilizing the platform and figuring out how we can build up a stronger foundation for all of the features we currently make available. With that, you may see some updates to the style, as we work on improving and standardizing the UX and design. » 7/03/14 10:14am 7/03/14 10:14am

The live blog tool is a bit of a hack to be totally honest, we have to turn it post-by-post and we typically forget about it until someone mentions that they need it for something. BUT, integrating what makes it feel fun (it updates live and without you needing to refresh) into Kinja is something that is on our… » 6/30/14 11:58am 6/30/14 11:58am

Ben mentions in his own reply, but it's not only that we didn't have a formal CMS team, we didn't really have formal teams for feature sets. We'd have a group of engineers who'd work on an update and then move on to something else. I think Joel's end of week note addresses it, but as we formalize our road map, we're… » 6/20/14 3:31pm 6/20/14 3:31pm

How We Halved Load Time for Gawker Network Sites

Over the past few months, we of the Gawker Tech Team have put a ton of work into improving site performance and stability. If you don't recall seeing much evidence at all of the latter, you're right: we're only just now at the point of our time investment starting to pay off. More about that in a subsequent post! This… » 6/03/14 4:45pm 6/03/14 4:45pm