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About the show

A podcast about the design, development, and business of great software. Each week thoughtbot's Chad Pytel is joined by the people who build and nurture the products we love.


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    208: Efficiency Starts With a Haircut

    September 12th, 2016  |  Season 6  |  40 mins 2 secs

    Derrick switches domains from to, begins to update the design of the Drip widget, and tries to find balance in his varying roles as CTO. Ben hands off the reins of Upcase, switches to a low-tech project management solution, and mixes work and personal todos.

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    207: Database & Queue are Dirty Words (Derrick Reimer)

    September 6th, 2016  |  Season 6  |  33 mins 21 secs

    Ben welcomes guest co-host Derrick Reimer, co-founder of Drip, getting to know his background and products for our first outside-thoughtbot view on SaaS strategy (as well as Ben's arm-twisty methods for getting him on the podcast in the first place)!