(LINK) WordPress.com owner Automattic raises $300 million – Axios

What an empire. Slightly baffled by the entire round being taken by Salesforce but I guess they want to own a piece of this puppy.

I love WordPress. Used it for years and even went to the hosting by Automattic to make life easier.

I think the other thing that is not mentioned enough is that Automattic is completely remote and I think has zero offices.

Amazing.

WordPress.com owner Automattic raises $300 million – Axios

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(LINK) The Consumerism Curse, The Apple Chip, Tesla + Great Reads

I like Om’s weekly email and this one is pretty spot on about consumerism.

Much to grok.

The Consumerism Curse, The Apple Chip, Tesla + Great Reads:

But there is one demon I have not been able to conquer, an addiction that is worse than nicotine: consumerism. For the past four years, every year, I make an effort to get rid of things and buy less. It is not easy to do — the machines of desire work constantly and are powerful. I looked at my own spending trends, and I am at about 25 percent of where I was four years ago. I have bought much fewer things and gotten rid of an average of 10 things a month. And yet, it is not enough.