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Matt Mullenweg
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Attended Parker Elementary
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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Co-founder of WordPress, Founder of Automattic
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  • Parker Elementary
  • Johnston Middle School
    1996 - 1998
  • HSPVA
    1998 - 2002
  • University of Houston
    2002 - 2004
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When I spoke in Ireland yesterday someone asked if I would blog about them today. I am, but not the best story: Ireland’s media silenced over MP’s speech about Denis O’Brien. Because of an injunction, no media in Ireland can report on alleged corruption,…
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So should we consider WordPress to be in its awkward tween years now? Is a rebellious phase coming up?

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Monk was the master of the single note, perfectly selected, timed, and struck so that it would have a symphonic amplitude. The asymptote of his music is a punctuated silence, which is why he was especially sensitive to his drummers and dependent on them…
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Talent is leaving Silicon Valley because of high real estate costs. Today, the median price for a home just exceeded $1 million. Why one in four Silicon Valley homebuyers wants to leave. Yep.
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The John Biggs article on Why I’m Still Wearing My Apple Watch almost perfectly describes how I’m feeling about the watch right now. It is a very personal device, I’ve gotten attached to the little fellow, and I should probably start selling all my…
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The Misconception about Money and Motivation, a good summary of the work by Dan Pink, Dan Ariely, and others.
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In the great balancing act of our social lives, between the gratification of self-interest and a concern for others, fleeting experiences of awe redefine the self in terms of the collective, and orient our actions toward the needs of those around us. The…
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Did you know that WordPress users in Japan have meetups dedicated just to eating crab in the Fukui prefecture? WP Tavern has has a fantastic article on Community, Translation, and Wapuu: How Japan is Shaping WordPress History. There is so much that is…
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Andrew Bosworth, one of the early engineers and leaders at Facebook tells the story about how he almost got fired in the early days despite being a top engineer. “If I was a good engineer, why would it be hard to work with me? Of course that question was…
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Emily Guendelsberger went undercover as an UberX driver in Philadelphia and wrote about the experience, particularly the economics of it. It’s a pretty fascinating and gripping longread, both in its content and it’s just well-written.
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