“Someday I think there will be a realization that the real story is more exciting than the cookie-cutter founder myth the media tries frame everything in. It’s not just one or two guys hacking on something alone, it’s dozens of people from across the world coming together because of a shared passion. It’s not about selling out to a single company, it’s dozens of companies independently adopting and backing an open source platform for no reason other than its quality. I’m not a millionaire, and may never be, but there are now hundreds of people making their living using WordPress, and I expect that number to grow to tens of thousands. That’s what gets me out of bed in the morning, not the prospect of becoming a feature on an Internet behemoth’s checklist.”

— WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg says formula features don’t capture the entrepreneurial essence


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  • from steve macmillan i think in the situation its really freedom of press what they describe as intrest in ralated fields and use there best judgement to ain situations like microcom in norwood massachusetts the first company to build a module the linked phone to computer what we call the internet i was one of the first employees there in the engineering dept we never got exposed but was highly succesfull show intrest to others but media can make or break a company some,but in c