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Jason Fried
Founder & CEO at Basecamp. Non-serial entrepreneur. Co-author of Getting Real, REWORK, Remote, and “It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work”.
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Jason Fried 1h
Replying to @HaveAGo @nytimes
Yeah one of the things I really enjoyed about Amsterdam.
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Jason Fried Aug 18
Replying to @JavaSTL
That’s not efficiency. That’s maximization. It’s maximization that’s killing us.
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Jason Fried Aug 18
This piece on kids not having enough free time to play reminds me of another deficit: Adults not having enough time to think. Kids’ schedules are managed to the minute to “fit it all in” by adults that live that exact same life at work. Not good:
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Jason Fried Aug 18
Yeah really enjoyed talking with Shane. Hope to do a Part 2 sometime!
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Jason Fried Aug 18
Replying to @angelsalinasm
Not surprised the Japanese have it figured out.
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Jason Fried Aug 17
Replying to @disinfeqt
Wonderful!
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Jason Fried Aug 17
Replying to @AndeeMach
Yes absolutely.
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Florian Reger Aug 16
The very natural and simple concept of hill charts is like learning a new word in your own language. You hear it, you understand it, you use it and you will never forget it. Well done
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Jason Fried Aug 17
Thanks for the kind words. No open positions at the moment, but you can always check at . Sign up for the list there so you don’t miss another opening.
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Jason Fried Aug 17
Replying to @craiganssle
Great to hear
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Jason Fried Aug 17
Don’t know how long this promo will last (we have nothing to do with promos), but Amazon is offering our book “REMOTE: Office Not Required” (the definitive guide to remote working and running a remote business) for only $1.99 on Kindle. Get it:
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Jason Fried Aug 17
Replying to @dohertyjf
Glad to see that!
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Jason Fried Aug 15
Replying to @BrianLockhart
I often do too. Forgot this time which prompted the idea.
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Jason Fried Aug 15
Replying to @jhyu
Nope!
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Jason Fried Aug 15
Replying to @fatih
Yeah those are great. I often have a highly compressible bag I bring with me, but forgot this time.
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Jason Fried Aug 15
Some hotels offer umbrellas, bikes, and rides for their guests. But I’ve yet to see a hotel offer backpacks that travelers can use for the day. I’d really like to borrow a backpack right now.
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Jason Fried Aug 15
Scopes sliding down the hill, nearly complete, everything that’s left is known, no unknowns. Via Basecamp 3 Hill Charts:
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Jason Fried Aug 14
Replying to @alnjxn @lox and 3 others
Can you DM me the email from support?
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Jason Fried Aug 14
Much of the tension in product development and interface design comes from trying to balance the obvious, the easy, and the possible. Figuring out which things go in which bucket is critical to fully understanding how to make something useful. Read on:
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Jason Fried Aug 14
Replying to @traeregan @rjs @dhh
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