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 […]

Work lessons from parenthood

Ty Fujimura, a friend and founder of Cantilever, a web design firm, has written a LinkedIn post about how his company is attempting to take work-life balance more seriously. It’s a good, well-polished read, but I particularly appreciated this portion. In it, he provides one of the most insightful and articulate descriptions I’ve seen of […]

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 […]