Automattic has done a lot growth recently. We never stopped hiring, and we’ve made some great acquisitions which brought excellent products and even better talent onto the team.
Yesterday, it was announced that Automattic is acquiring Woo. You might know them for their great Themes and eCommerce plugin. Here’s some essential reading:
Woo & Automattic | Matt Mullenweg
WooThemes Joins Automattic | The WooThemes Blog
WooThemes has a new home | Mark Forrester
We are joining Automattic | Magnus Jepson
Or if you’re in the AV club here’s a video:
And finally this, from Nick Hamze:
This punk Wapuu (“Wapuunk”) from WordCamp London is my new desktop wallpaper:
Wapuu is open source (GPL) and you can get this newest iteration here, along with some other WordCamp London images that are now released under a Creative Commons License:
I’m no artist, but I was struck with inspiration during a water break yesterday:
Do you Wapuu?