Moving up the stack

There’s a bit of cognitive dissonance seeing Jason Hoffman blogging on wordpress.com. Dr. “we admin servers so you don’t have to”, king of the DIY-ers, is going with a hosted solution. (Okay, sure, TextDrive is responsible for a fair portion of WP.com’s infrastructure, but…)

Is that the natural way of things, now? People moving from hosted applications to hosted domains on servers and back to the hosted application space? Will I get sick of the control? Of fighting spam? Of responsibility for security? Hmm.

Yeah, early days. (Is it even really him? Dunno at this point.) But it’s an interesting space to watch…