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Automattic Grand Meetup 2014

Automattic Grand Meetup 2014

Although Automatticis a fully distributed company with most people working from home in 197 cities around the world, we think it’s really important to meet in person as well and we bring the entire company together once a year. This year we went to Park City, Utah, and were blessed with amazing weather all week. We were right at the base of a mountain so there were beautiful trails for hikes and…

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Cuomo’s Embarrassment

Cuomo’s Embarrassment

Last week in the New York elections my friend who was running for Lutienent Govenor, Tim Wu, lost. However, the New Yorker has a great look at how close the race was. As John Cassidy puts it, “The strong showing by Teachout and Wu was a victory for progressive voters who warmed to their message about tackling rising inequality, political corruption, and corporate abuses.”

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Riding Gondola

Zero to One

Zero to One by Peter Thiel is one of the best business books I’ve read in a while.

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Family Phot
Run with @joeboydston
Park City Clouds

Tim Cook on Privacy

Tim Cook on Privacy

Tim Cook’s letter on Apple privacy is pretty amazing and a shot across the bow of Google.

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Merchbar

Merchbar is an iPhone app that makes it easy to buy merchandise from your favorite artists. It also was the first investment I made through my Angellist Syndicate, and I’m excited for the team on its launch. (Although it’s good to remember that launching is a halfway point — you should expect to spend at least as much time as you did leading up to launch to get to something you’re happy with.…

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