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.
WordPress.com owner Automattic raises $300 million – Axios
I enjoy the newsletter from James so thought I would share it.
Will be interesting to watch the Jakarta capital move and see if any other Asian countries try anything similar.
How to move a megacity
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.
Returns are not as high as most people think.
The Hit Rate – AVC
— Read on avc.com/2019/09/the-hit-rate/
Amazing dude. I watched the movie on a flight and a few times I had to look away.
Insane but incredible.
Free Solo climber Alex Honnold’s next summit? The rest of his life — Body Issue 2019
Good one this weekend.
Totally agree with the 2 speed life explanation.
A fresh take on travel, design, cities and the way we live – from the desks of Monocle’s editors and bureaux chiefs.
— Read on monocle.com/minute/2019/09/14/
I love that this new language is all about the cloud and has roots in Thailand.
Time to learn something new.