Post Status Excerpt (No. 62) โ€” The Open Web Universe with Matt Mullenweg
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Post Status Excerpt (No. 62) โ€” The Open Web Universe with Matt Mullenweg

David and Olivia Bisset sat down for a chat with Matt Mullenweg about open source, Tumblr, and how Matt deals with negativity. Matt has three roles today: CEO of Tumblr, CEO of Automattic, and project lead for the next release of WordPress. He shares what went wrong with post formats and what he would love to acquire next if he could. The answer may (or may not) surprise you! Recorded shortly before WordCamp Europe 2022.

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DAVID’S PICKS ๐Ÿ“ฌ Videos ๐Ÿ“บ Here…

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Kyle Chayka has an interesting thinkpieceย in…

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The web we have to save

Hossein Derakhshan went to jail in Iran because he dared publish. Now he says we are giving away the web and that we have to save it. Just one passionate segment from his moving longform story: But hyperlinks arenโ€™t just the skeleton of the web: They are its eyes, a path to its soul. And…

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