A upright bass, piano, banjo and horn ensemble you can dance to? Inspiration from Shakespeare, Steinbeck, and Springsteen? A drummer that can lead four-part harmony? Impossible? Nope. What is impossible is staying in your seat while these guys play.
I’m happy to welcome new investor Tiger Global to the Automattic / WordPress.com family. From Matt’s blog: …there has been a large secondary transaction in Automattic stock, about $50M worth. “Secondary” means that it’s existing stockholders, like the earliest investors or employees, selling stock to another investor versus money going into the company (“primary”). It […]
Originally posted on Unencumbered by Facts:
On the first of May, I started a new job at Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com. I was hired as a “Code Wrangler,” but to date I have not written a lick of code. This is because for the first three weeks new employees must participate in a customer…
Wow. I thought I had the coolest job. Commander Chris Hadfield sings David Bowie’s Space Oddity on board the International Space Station.
Originally posted on Raanan Bar-Cohen:
Pretty amazing. (posting below in case the ad comes down soon). Grab a paper bag, breathe into it and calm your ass down. You’re hyperventilating because you ain’t never seen a deal like this before. Now collect yourself, then keep reading this incredible description that barely serves to do justice…