Founder at Ghost.org. Writes about open source, startup life, non-profits, and publishing platforms. Travels the world with a bag of kites.
I had such a great time last week talking to Chris and Stephen on the Winning Slowly podcast about Ghost's recent move to Singapore. We got a great deal of questions right after the announcement about how and why we're making this move, and it was great to have an
Recently I've noticed people around me using Snapchat - now - much like they used Twitter in circa 2010. Which has been a really interesting trend to observe. It seems as though there's just far less fear of casual, frequent sharing, because it's all ephemeral anyway. Meanwhile, Twitter users have
Last week Dave Winer wrote a post lamenting the dangers of posting your content to somewhere like Medium, and how we should make an effort to save the open web. I agree with most of what Dave has to say. After all, this is something we’re trying to solve
Three years ago we sat down and tried to imagine what WordPress might look like if it was rebuilt from the ground up using modern technology - purely focused on publishing. It was an amazing problem to mull over, and one which we spent a long time thinking about. Eventually
Dude I am so fucking hungover. Those were the first words Austen ever said to me. I didn’t know Austen well. I only met him briefly on two occasions. His terrible hangover wouldn’t normally be of particular note as a conversation starter. On this occasion, though, we had
The intersection between open source projects and businesses has long been a fascination of mine. In many ways they’re opposing concepts which simply should not function. One is an entirely socialist idea driven by community, the other an entirely capitalist idea driven by competition. Yet, somehow, they come together