Product, Design & Engineering


Research Twice, Build Once: How to Know Your Users as You Grow

Ryan Glasgow

Sprig founder and CEO Ryan Glasgow explains why the key to building successful products is understanding your users and what they want.

Decentralization for Web3 Builders: Principles, Models, How

Miles Jennings

Practical models for builders on how to decentralize web3, from 'full' to 'open' decentralization (including IP), as well as NFTs and tokenization protocols

Software Is Automating Design. What Does That Mean For Designers?

Carly Ayres

Widely accessible design tools like Figma and Canva force experienced designers to adopt new roles: project manager, systems architect, and user advocate.

Why We Crave Software With Style Over “Branding”

Molly Mielke

Modern software’s uniformity has fueled a craving for more interesting, personalized, opinionated tools — turning inanimate pixels into something with soul.

The Case for ‘Developer Experience’

Jean Yang

No code, SaaS, APIs have led to faster yet more heterogeneous systems: developers work in rainforests, not planned gardens.

On Workplace Productivity

Nicole Forsgren

What does it mean to be productive? In a post-pandemic world, we need multidimensional measures to understand worker productivity.

The Power of Product Thinking

Julie Zhuo

Developing product thinking is not just for designers and PMs. Anyone in the business of building products or understanding trends can use this framework.

Developers as Creatives

Jeff Lawson, David Ulevitch, and Sonal Chokshi

Developers are the key to solving business problems and to thriving, not just surviving, argues Jeff Lawson, CEO of Twilio, in his new book.

Inside Apple Software Design

Ken Kocienda and Frank Chen

A peak inside Apple: the creative process, how teams were organized, what it was like demo'ing for Steve Jobs, and many other fun stories.

The Business of Creativity — Pixar CFO, IPO, and Beyond

Sonal Chokshi and Lawrence Levy

From the business of creativity to corporate culture, former Pixar CFO Lawrence Levy shares his story.