Software developer, technology enthusiast, father, runner, traveller, scuba diver.
So if you own the place, be careful what you say and when you say it. Most of the time your word carries more weight than you wish. Reserve that weight for when it’s really necessary.
…anaging how they’re presenting their availability to the company at large is an unnecessary burden. Everyone’s status should be implicit: I’m trying to do my job, please respect my time and attention.
As a general rule, nobody at Basecamp really knows where anyone else is at any given moment. Are they working? Dunno. Are they taking a break? Dunno. Are they at lunch? Dunno. Are they picking up their kid from school? Dunno. Don’t care.