WordCampSF was great fun. I spent the day with other WordPress users and developers and saw a lot of people using iPads to follow the Twitter feed and check out the speakers’ websites.
The big news is the imminent release of WordPress 3.0 which will have many new features, see
Take a look at the new default theme “Twenty Ten”
Download the latest beta version http://wordpress.org/development/
There was a lot of talk about keeping your blog secure and safe from hackers. While all my students created blogs on WordPress.com which takes care of security, those with self-hosted blogs may be interested in making it secure.
Here is The WordPress.com story