According to Venture Beat, WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg incorporated a polyphasic sleep routine while creating the content management platform.

Historians have recently come to believe that people are naturally bi-phasic in their sleep patterns. Before the days of electric lights, humans went to bed shortly after sundown and awoke during the middle of the night to cook, talk, read, and make babies.

Mullenweg took humanity’s polyphasic tendencies to its most extreme. Instead of just two cycles, Mullenweg did 6 sleeping periods a day (of about 40 minutes each), with about 2.5 hours in between each nap.

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