Automattic and WordPress Want to Save Journalism

Approaching Utopia Newsletter 1.3 Announcing Newspack – Newspack Automattic Inc, the parent company of WordPress.com, is joining with other news industry leaders to develop an advanced open-source publishing and revenue-generating platform for news organizations.  The effort is designed to address some of the persistent obstacles to creating economically sustainable models for journalism, particularly at the… Read More

It turns out sustainability *is* cheaper.

Approaching Utopia Newsletter 1.2 Utilities pledge to go 100% carbon-free—and admit it’s cheaper — Quartz Two US electric utilities have promised to go 100% carbon-free—and admit it’s cheaper. This is a fantastic sign for the future. Finally, sustainability is taking priority and the capitalists are starting to be convinced. DerbyCon 9.0 – Every Beginning Has… Read More