EPISODE 0110 - FEB 16, 2021
with Jane Yang and Elizabeth Gramm
Basecamp recently set out to do a carbon accounting, looking at the company’s emissions, as well as meaningful ways to offset and mitigate those impacts. Jane Yang and Elizabeth Gramm, the two Basecampers who took on this daunting and nuanced project, come on the show to discuss not just the work...
Basecamp Behind the Scenes
EPISODE 0093 - JUL 28, 2020
with Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson, Andrea LaRowe, Jonas Downey, Kristin Aardsma, Javan Makhmali, and others
Basecamp released its new email service, HEY, on June 15. It was supposed to be a calm, controlled product launch, but what followed was a period that CEO Jason Fried described as “chaotic, enthralling, (and) horrible.” Basecamp got into a public fight with Apple over the HEY iOS app and the...
EPISODE 0073 - FEB 25, 2020
with Jane Yang, Jamis Buck, and Eileen Uchitelle
Basecamp the app is over 15 years old, which means Basecamp the company is responsible for safeguarding more than a decade’s worth of customer data—including 370 terabytes of data stored in non-active accounts. In this episode, Basecamp data analyst Jane Yang talks about a big, ongoing project at...
EPISODE 0069 - JAN 28, 2020
with David Heinemeier Hansson and Jane Yang
Basecamp co-founder and Chief Technology Officer David Heinemeier Hansson has been ranting on Twitter about monopolistic practices in Big Tech for a while, and he recently got an unexpected opportunity to air his grievances about Google, Apple, and Facebook in front of a congressional subcommittee....