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Pride in STEM: 6 LGBTQ+ tech trailblazers we admire

To commemorate Pride month and the Stonewall riots, we wanted to pay tribute to the truly inspiring members of the LGBTQ+ community who have made innovations to not just technology but mankind in general.

The following stories contain not just the triumphs of these LGBTQ+ tech pioneers, but their struggles too. A word of warning that some of these stories contain descriptions of trauma.

The homemade version of PaperCut MF is almost here

It’s almost that time. Time to take the wraps off a brand new version of PaperCut MF (ok, and NG as well).

While we’re waiting for release day (I’d give it a couple of weeks), I caught up with a couple of PaperCutters who were right in the thick of the 20.0 build.

PaperCut made me cry for Mother’s Day

The morning after American Mother’s Day, I received a surprise video message from the non-Moms in our Portland office.

It told us to check our emails. I found this e-card in my inbox…

Tech geeks, trains, and activists

In November 2019, one of our resident IT geeks, Alec Clews, was invited to speak at the Write the Docs conference in Sydney, Australia.

Business as usual.

But this time, there was a twist. Alec had a particular request.

3 ways to track printing at home using PaperCut

We’ve been supporting many organizations to transition their print management to suit our current remote ways of working.

So, to continue helping more people with their remote printing, we gathered our learnings and authored an extensive guide in our Knowledge Base.

Life made simpler with Unlimited User License

Exactly a year ago, we changed our licensing model for PaperCut MF. We introduced a simplified license structure that is based on the number of devices.

No longer do you have to worry about user counts, or needing to license additional servers, the list goes on.

How to write Pandoc filters for PM Wiki in Lua

A few months ago our resident IT geek Alec Clews was hosting a talk about Pandoc, an open-source document converter.

It got me wondering.

Could Pandoc convert a nicely formatted document like Word or Google Doc into the PM Wiki markup used by our KB articles?

Embracing the 50th Earth Day as a turning point

What a world we find ourselves in for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

One good thing out of this lockdown is the good it’s doing the Earth. Less pollution, lower oil consumption, clearer skies.

But that doesn’t mean the fight is over.

Meet a PaperCutter: EP06 Adam the people experiencer

Welcome back to Meet a PaperCutter. My conversation today is with Adam Axon, Head of People Experience here at PaperCut.

In this episode, things are a little bit different from what you might be used to if you follow this podcast.

Solving the riddle of BYOD printing in schools

I’ve got a riddle for you

You’re standing in your school’s print room. To your left is one brand of printer. To your right is another. In your hands is any BYOD device you can name.

Which [insert printer] will work better with your [insert device]?