I always cringe when seeing people try to build an open source rival to Facebook. Projects like Diaspora gain publicity as a nice idea, but get little real traction.
However, I’ve come to believe that there is a potentially viable and very real open source rival to Facebook … WordPress.
That might sound silly at first, but hear me out: Continue reading
I had the chance to attend Wordcamp Atlanta on Saturday. It was a well-run event in a great location: the Savannah College of Art and Design.
The best presentation was the keynote delivered by Jane Wells who is the User Experience lead from Automattic.
Here’s her rundown of where WordPress is going in 2010, head-lined by the release of WordPress 3.0. A lot of WordPress’ successes and problems have lessons for us in the Joomla world.