Re-blogging Eric’s post from our internal blog:
Here are my notes from reading 37signals book, Getting Real—it's an outstanding read. Money quote:
"Each time you say yes to a feature, you’re adopting a child. You have to take your baby through a whole chain of events (e.g. design, implementation, testing, etc.). And once that feature’s out there, you’re stuck with it. It’s like ‘Fight Club.’ You should only consider features if they’re willing to stand on the porch for three days waiting to be let in."
This should be tattooed on the back of the eyelids of any PM or founder.
Barack Obama is Your New Fixie got noticed this week. Links: The Stranger, Mission Mission, Fimoculous, The Goat, PinchflatNews, gaelen.tumblr.com, Madame Lamb, evadanielle.tumblr.com, and Catbird. Holla!
Yay, spreading the fixie love!
My homie Case turned 29 yesterday, and we threw a party for him at my house:
Completely floored—this car is beautiful. The Mazda Furai concept runs E100 through a Mazda rotary engine. It runs. This is the most lust-worthy concept car I’ve seen in years. I feel like I’m 10 again.
As much as I appreciate your marvelous integration with Windows, when I type “Address Book” into Spotlight and hit Return, I’d prefer to get the OS X Address Book—not launch Windows and get the Microsoft equivalent.
After waking up at 6 AM, after coffee and chats with the awesome Korean BBQ truck near the 22nd street Caltrain station, after taking Muni to the mission to retrieve the motorcycle, bobble-headed to Girl Talk, I met up with Chris at the gym. Sending 11As on a hangover is pretty fucking sweet. I think I leveled up.
Did I mention that Girl Talk is my hero?