Business Roundup Week Ending November 17

Failing Forward: Lessons from Leading WordPress Entrepreneurs

  • “The mistakes and hard lessons learned from %^&*@!#ing up spectacularly are stepping stones to successful product development.”
  • This excellent article from Fremius compiles tales of failure from 18 product entrepreneurs in the WordPress space.
  • Watch videos from leaders like: Joost de Valk, Marieke van de Rakt, Matt Cromwell, Devin Walker, Katie Keith, and Jamie Marsland.
  • What could you learn from the mistakes others have made?

OpenAI Pauses New Subscriptions And Upgrades To ChatGPT Plus

  • Since the recent OpenAI DevDay, there has been an overwhelming demand that is straining the capacity of ChatGPT.
  • Existing Plus users can still access features like GPT-4 Turbo and custom AI models, but there is a waitlist for new signups.
  • Demand is so high that Plus subscription accounts are being sold on sites like eBay.
  • The move follows recent outages at OpenAI from high usage levels, including DDoS attacks.
  • Access is prioritized for Plus users – which is leaving the service slow and sometimes inaccessible to free users.

Browse the Internet Artifacts

  • Wrap up the week with this fun little journey through the “museum” of Internet Artifacts created by Neal Agarwal.
  • Check out 57 artifacts from 30 years of the Internet from 1977-2007.
  • You’ll see things like a schematic of Arpanet, the first Spam email, the first MP3, and the venerable Hamster Dance.
  • Warning: time suck ahead…

Worth a Look

This article, Business Roundup Week Ending November 17, was published at Post Status — the community for WordPress professionals.

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