Philip Arthur Moore

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Philip Arthur Moore
My name is Philip Arthur Moore and I am a United States-born, Hanoi-based expatriate. I am currently employed as a Theme Wrangler at Automattic Inc.
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  • Re: Having Kids 6 months ago I’ve just finished reading a new piece from PG about having children. It’s written from an extremely Western, rich, no handicaps, privileged point of view but it is worth a read. Our kid is reaching ten months old and while there’s always the “wait until she’s…” crowd, my take so far...
  • A Decade Worth Listening to Again 6 months ago Data is beautiful. Since 2006 I’ve tracked over 210,000 songs via That’s around 42 songs per day at an average listening time of 3-4 minutes per song. And this doesn’t account for the 20-30% of songs that I never tracked. So, in the last 13 years, I’ve listened to 12,255 hours of...
  • Why I've Gone MIA, or What Next 1 year ago This has probably been one of the quieter years of my life. I no longer post indiscriminately on social media, I don’t check messages often, and when I do it’s almost always about business. I’ve approached the point where replying to some people would most certainly have to begin with an...
  • Little to no Experience 1 year ago You’ll hear this a lot in blockchain circles now. “Smart but young.” “They don’t have much blockchain or tech experience.” “Their background isn’t impressive.” “They haven’t worked for an all-star company.” “Nobody important has invested in them.” I used to hear the same...
  • Nothing Is Sacred 2 years ago There is not a single piece of software—all technology, in fact—that cannot be disrupted or forgotten. Apache used to dominate web servers. Nginx said, “Hold my beer.” Bitcoin was at near 95% market share dominance in 2013. Altcoins and other communities entered the space, and now Bitcoin... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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04:16 AM December 14, 2016

well I read this at the suggestion of a friend. I am thinking of moving to Vietnam and open a business and wondered how it would be and what to expect. I been told a outsider never fits in and will always stand out. I am single and want to do something new and different and have enjoyed my contact with an Vietnamese. I see that you have had the good and bad and that is to be expected. thanks for the blog

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