Forbes and Businessweek both wrote interesting articles about Automattic a couple days ago. Forbes focused on the business of Automattic and Businessweek focused on our globally-distributed nature. Matt wrote a bit about the Forbes piece specifically. About our distributed “office” he writes: For it to… Continue reading →
WordCamp Portland is this Saturday and I’m pretty excited about the schedule we have prepped. It’s going to be a great event and a fun way to showcase Portland’s awesome WordPress community.
There are still a few tickets left for a day of BBQ, WordPress, and fun. Matt’s even coming.
The Internet needs a strong, independent platform for those of us who don’t want to be at the mercy of someone else’s domain. I like to think that if we didn’t create WordPress something else that looks a lot like it would exist. I think… Continue reading →
Suzi Steffen pointed me to this post by Doug McLennan earlier. I like it. Doug writes, I think the new literate goes beyond words, and beyond making video and image and sound. I think code and meta-data are the new literacy, and that in turn… Continue reading →
Earlier today I posted a few tweets from Dustin Curtis on mainstream technology reviews. A couple tweets from Doug Stewart made me think about one more thing worth jotting down. Last month Matt wrote an essay titled “What’s Next for Apple.” In that he says this… Continue reading →
When I walk through Best Buy, which I try to do once every few months, it feels like it’s technology at its worst, the magic of progress used as smoke and mirrors to confuse and dupe consumers rather than make their lives better. Matt Mullenweg… Continue reading →
Ian Beck recently wrote about what blogging is (and what it is not). Perhaps my favorite quote: Blogging is not giving a damn about whether people visit your site, and publishing for the sake of creating something interesting, public, and potentially useful for others. That’s… Continue reading →
Premium Themes on WP.com, the backstory. Matt talks about the backstory to bringing premium themes live on WordPress.com. Includes stats about the growth of WordPress.com compared to where it was in 2007 when the idea of premium themes was first discussed.