This guy never had enough, is that really you? The underpinning tenet of chasing exponential growth is that anything less than “all of it” is never enough. If there’s more possible, more out there, then it’s your gawd damn duty to hunt it down and make[…]

Horses for courses

You wouldn’t use a race horse to drag a cart It’s no more sensible to talk about a single category of programmers than it is a single category of writers. Yes, an intimacy with the language is (usually) shared amongst writers, but otherwise journalists and poets[…]


Since our company is itself our most important product, we keep tweaking, experimenting, and – hopefully! – improving the organizational software that makes it run. Here’s an example of how we refine our process at Basecamp: Process change posted to our What Works project in[…]

The books I read in 2018

Now a tradition in its third year (see 2016 and 2017). Here are all my extracted answers to our monthly Basecamp check-in question of What are you reading? Notes from UndergroundFyodor Dostoyevsky was one of those authors I had heard about in school but never really contemplated reading directly.[…]