Journalism Class

New York Times: Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Times Columnist and Humorist, Dies at 93 And he was as devilish in person as in print. A fellow Times columnist, Tom Wicker, recalled that Mr. Baker, talking once to college students, was asked, “What courses should a journalism school teach?” He replied: “The ideal journalism school needs only […]

Email Debt

Journalist Kate Aronoff: If I owe you an email, please find some comfort in the fact that my every waking hour is haunted by my debt to you — Kate Aronoff (@KateAronoff) January 19, 2019 Yup. Developer Marco Arment: If I owe you an email, please find some comfort in the fact that I probably […]

Making Trade-Offs at Scale

What is lost in all of this recent discussion is the nuance between features, schedule, and quality. It is like having a discussion with a financial advisor over income, risk, and growth. You don’t just show up and say you want all three and get a “sure”. … In practice when building Office (and later […]