The WordPress model of building a technology ecosystem

This is a nice summary of the relationship between and There are interesting lessons to be learned here on how to build a thriving – and open – tech ecosystem.


I pay for my hosting, and I really love their Reader page, which basically is a RSS reader.
I am in the process of migrating my G+ content to WP using Google+ Exporter, and although the process does not always yield a perfect result, it works better than expected.


Wait, so in order to use Wordpress I have to find a host AND download & install?

Well I knew this outdated iPad’s days were numbered, kept procrastinating about ordering a new motherboard & processor for my homebuilt desktop project anyway.

Still wondering whether I care enough about my g+ content to attempt to preserve it.