The future of the blog with Matt Mullenweg

Matt Mullenweg is the guy who runs Automattic, which makes WordPress and hosts this blog. Since they are about to come out with version 2.7, I wanted to have a conversation with Matt and pick his brain about the future of the blog. It’s long, but this is one of my favorite interviews, hope you … Continue reading The future of the blog with Matt Mullenweg

Mullenweg at Northern Voice

This is the first year I’ve missed the Northern Voice conference. Real bummer, but can’t do every event every year. Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automattic (the fine people who make the blog software I use here) talked about blogging and social media this morning during his keynote. I’m listening to the audio recording of that … Continue reading Mullenweg at Northern Voice

Dear Mark Zuckerberg:

It’s clear you are having some PR issues with the changes you’ve made to Facebook. Folks like Leo Laporte deleted their accounts. Jason Calacanis is making page view budgets because of these problems. Jeff Jarvis is taunting you on Twitter. People are posting your supposedly private texts from when you were a teenager (I don’t … Continue reading Dear Mark Zuckerberg:

Why Google won't give Twitter or Facebook a buzz cut tomorrow

OK, I’ve given you the reasons why Google will be successful this time, but why won’t what they announce tomorrow give Twitter or Facebook a buzz cut? Funny aside, I found this photo of Matt Mullenweg (the entrepreneur behind WordPress) getting a buzz cut by using Google’s Social Circles search. Some things that will keep … Continue reading Why Google won't give Twitter or Facebook a buzz cut tomorrow

RSS=Robert's Stuff is Saved (will it do the same for CNN's Twitter account?)

I’ve been taking lots of bashing for not backing up my blog. I deserved that. Or did I? Several people this weekend have been sending me all the posts that have been deleted. How did they do that, I asked a couple. “RSS,” was the answer. In other words, I had been backing up my … Continue reading RSS=Robert's Stuff is Saved (will it do the same for CNN's Twitter account?)