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It’s now public that Automattic is the company behind Knock Knock Whois There LLC, the registry for the new .blog TLD. (And a great pun.) We wanted to stay stealth while in the bidding process and afterward in order not to draw too much attention, but nonetheless the cost of the .blog auction got up there (about $19M).

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538 on Basic Income

The economic uncertainty surrounding basic income is huge, and the politics of bringing such a program about on a large scale are daunting. But something makes this radical proposal so exciting that people and governments are increasingly willing to try it.

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In Memoriam: Chuck Mullenweg

My father, Chuck Mullenweg, passed one week ago today. After over a month in ICU he had just been transferred to long-term acute care in a different hospital and we were looking forward to a tough but steady road to being back home when he took an unexpected and sudden turn. 35 more words

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"If You're Not Embarrassed When You Ship Your First Version, You Waited Too Long"

Listen up, creators: Don’t wait until that thing you’re making is “perfect” or absolutely finished. Ship version 1.0 when it’s good enough but you might even be embarrassed by it. 16 more words

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Saving the Open Web

Dries Buytaert asks “Can we save the open web?” and makes an amazing case for why we should. I agree with and endorse basically everything in that post.

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What's in My Bag, 2016 edition

Many people have been requesting an update to my what’s in my bag post from last year. Almost every single item in the bag has changed, this year has had particularly high turnover. 60 more words

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Addicted to Distraction

Addiction is the relentless pull to a substance or an activity that becomes so compulsive it ultimately interferes with everyday life. By that definition, nearly everyone I know is addicted in some measure to the Internet. 15 more words

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