Technology Filter
  1. On Making Your Business Better, Not Bigger

    “I think we just have to be honest and get over our penchant towards not wanting to brag a little.” In an interview with Paul Jun as part of the Own Your Content campaign, Paul Jarvis discusses About pages, keeping your business small, and the importance of an online space that we own.

    Business
  2. “It’s a Place for Writing and Thinking”: On Blogs and What It Means to Own Your Content

    Three inspiring creators dissect what it means to “own your content” in today’s digital world.

    Inspiration
    Title illustration by Annica Lydenberg. Portrait illustrations below by Jeffrey Philiips.
  3. WordPress Websites of LGBTQ+ Organizations Around the World

    At Out in Tech events, tech professionals build websites for LGBTQ+ organizations. Here’s a look at 10 sites launched at past hackathons.

    Diversity
  4. Distributed.blog

    Distributed is a podcast from Matt Mullenweg, CEO of Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com. The podcast focuses on the story of distributed work, at Automattic and across other companies who are pioneering the future of work.

    Business
  5. Reading in the Age of Constant Distraction

    “What I do when I look at Twitter is less akin to reading a book than to the encounter I have with a recipe’s instructions or the fine print of a receipt: I’m taking in information, not enlightenment.” Mairead Small Staid explores the work of Sven Birkerts and reading in our digital age.

    Books
    JOHAN GUDMUNDSEN-HOLMGREEN, LAESENDE LILLE PIGE, 1900
  6. MOLD

    From cellular agriculture to 3D food printing, entomophagy to beautifully designed tableware (and why it makes your meal taste better), MOLD spotlights the ideas that will revolutionize how we produce, prepare and eat food in the years to come.

    Design
  7. Heterotopias

    Architecture and gaming come together in this digital zine focused on the spaces and structures in video games and virtual worlds — dig in to studies and visual essays dissecting spaces of play, exploration, and violence.

    Jetpack
  8. Tim Harford: The Undercover Economist

    Economist and journalist Tim Harford blends insights on technology, business, and, economic history into accessible and engaging posts on a wide range of topics, from inequality to social media.

    Business
  9. Learn SEO from WordPress Experts Without Leaving Your Living Room

    WordCamps feature talks by SEO and marketing experts, and you can watch them all from the comfort of the couch.

    Business
    An expectant crowd awaits the speaker at WordCamp EU in Belgrade, Serbia, earlier in 2018.
  10. Cool Hunting

    The Cool Hunting team “uncovers the latest intersections of design, culture and technology,” sharing original and curated stories on innovative products, experiences, and people.

    Culture
  11. You Don’t Have to Live in Public

    Austin Kleon on the need to gain a sense of ownership over our online lives: “Back [in 2013], the worst I felt social media did was waste your time. Now, the worst social media does is cripple democracy and ruin your soul.”

    Commentary
  12. SEO Basics: To Grow Your Site’s Traffic, Make It More Visible

    On the WordPress.com Business plan? Take advantage of our SEO tools.

    Business
  13. MiddleMe

    Malaysia-based entrepreneur Kally created MiddleMe as a space for career advice, tips for freelancers, and other resources and inspiration based on her wide-ranging experiences.

    Business
  14. Primitive Technology

    John Plant, the Australia-based blogger and YouTube producer behind Primitive Technology, is documenting his journey into the distant technological past, “making stuff from scratch in the wild.”

    Architecture
  15. 99% Invisible

    The website of popular podcast 99% Invisible invites visitors to explore off-the-beaten-path topics in design, architecture, and technology.

    Architecture