Working in distributed teams

We are learning to work differently No daily stand-ups, just unblocking meetings – so that people with different schedules can be flexible Do short demo videos (< 3 mins) instead of meeting face to share and do them frequently – high fidelity info 1 weekly demo – realtime meeting – where we sync up where […]

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Distributed, with Matt Mullenweg: Episode 26: Jack Dorsey and Matt Mullenweg on Remote Collaboration, Finding Serendipity, and the Art of Deliberate Work

https://distributed.blog/2020/12/16/episode-26-jack-dorsey-and-remote-collaboration/ And I think I have three jobs, I think there are three reasons why the company hires me every day in my role. And the number one is to create a healthy team dynamic. That’s the interconnection between the members of the team. It’s the ‘how we work together’ it’s the purpose that aligns […]

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When engineers cared about the content and product

20 years ago, while I was the lead engineer for Yahoo News, I was asked to build a very basic feature to allow users to send news articles via a simple email link. That feature was simple: let users click on a link to send the news article with the URL, title and a brief […]

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