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A Status Dump is a brief timestamped summary that covers where you’re up to and what’s next. It also includes any blockers or questions that will need to be addressed to move forward.


DeSean Prentice is co-founder and VP of Engineering at Qualifi. We got together and talked about DeSean’s journey with Qualifi, how he structures his day as a Techstars VP of Engineering, and his successful food truck business before Qualifi. Stay tuned…

Qualifi is an asynchronous phone screening platform. With Qualifi…


Earlier this month, I got to sit down with my fellow Techstars Anywhere founder, Sonia Yang, CTO and co-founder of Treet.

Treet is helping brands become more sustainable and own their second-hand resell market by helping them launch their own official secondhand marketplace. …


With Bytebase, you can jump into a meeting note in one keystroke and set yourself up for success later.

When a meeting starts, you need to start writing notes right away.

It’s been a lot of zoom meetings this past year and the way teams have adapted and thrived has been inspiring. But there’s a piece of the puzzle that just isn’t…


Three months ago, we decided to pivot.

We had set out to build a modern version of a wiki to help engineers share knowledge better. But after some time, we realized that we weren’t serving our users’ real workflows. …


According to legend, Thomas Holley invented the first legal pad in 1888.

At the time, he was working at a paper mill in Massachusetts. He had the idea to stitch together the leftover paper and sell it as a cheaper notepad.

Holley then went off to start a business making…


Separating the Dump and Refine phases, and embracing imperfection.

We started Bytebase with the belief that the note-taking systems we rely on are too formal. When it comes to writing notes, the first order of business is to just get it down.

Too often, friction gets in the way of jotting notes down. Obstacles might come from the shortcomings…


People who have a can-do attitude are ready to tackle any challenge that comes their way, no matter how big

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When we look to people we admire, we can recognize that they probably didn’t start this way. They had a base skillset and way of being, bu then they worked hard and adopted a can-do attitude to become who they are today.

The new Michael Jordan documentary is a great…


Your documentation doesn’t need an overhaul — your habits do

A “why” doc in a Git commit message

As engineers, we write and commit code every day. Each line of code we introduce is just one small piece of a software system that’s likely to outlast the specific code we’re committing. …


Giving future engineers context on why decisions were made

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Many of us have, at one time or another, blindly followed a pattern we noticed, thinking that must be the way to do it. …

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