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The One-Dayer

I am a big believer in constraint as a force for driving creativity, focus, and insights. Also, as a key to getting shit done.


What do our numbers look like?

In case you didn’t know, diversity in the workplace is a good idea. It builds better, stronger teams by expanding the collective knowledge of the company, improves profitability, and can boost morale.

Diversity is especially important to us at Medium. Our audience is everyone in the world. If we have…


homepage experiments

The fundamental difference between Medium and any other blogging site is the network. So we say. But we need to work to make it a…


1. Use custom Fred commands in Slack

At least once a day fire up Slack, pop into #general, and say “fred trending” or “fred ttr.”…

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