For brainstorming, note-taking, work journaling — people here take great notes , seriously it’s intimidating — tools also vary, from iThoughtsX, Ulysses, to nValt and Journey [Ed note: Also emacs org-mode]. For multi-tasking and window management, SizeUp, Divvy, and Moom are in use.
Because anyone who builds products at scale already knows the secret: Professional assassins don’t introduce themselves. Whatever the popular myth, Foo doesn’t crush Bar merely by relaunching it to grander fanfare; it tinkers quietly for years, experimenting with novel and native ways to do things that steal from Bar a visit here, a visit there. One day, a data scientist at Bar is grabbing coffee when she notices a trivial — almost imperceptible — dip in a graph that for as long as anyone can remember has gone up and to the right.