Medium recently announced that it’s laying off 50 staff members to renew focus. Renewing Medium’s focus – 3 min read I have always liked Medium as a platform and continue to follow a few publications there.
Venture capital is going to murder Medium is a good post which talks about a few downsides of running a business with venture capital money.
Medium did get a few things right though:
One of best writing experience on the web
Inline commenting and highlight
A really good mobile app with well written release notes.
I have been wanting to move this blog to Medium since a few months now, but following that post, will continue to host it on a VPS. I am looking at alternatives though. ghost.org being of top of the list to move to.