The distributed workplace

My fellow Automatticians, Lori McLeese and Nikolay Bachiyski, gave a talk on the distributed workplace:

Since our start in August 2005, Automattic, best known for its work on WordPress.com, has employed people from all over the world. We don’t have formal offices; instead we choose to hire the most talented people to work from where they’re already located. What lessons have we learned? What should be avoided?

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