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Submarines and Software

Imagine spending months under the Arctic in a submarine several meters below the ice. Or just watch this interesting video from Smarter Every Day to have an idea. Cool, right? 馃殺 Something, in particular, caught my attention: every crew member studies, trains, and gets certified to be able to operate on every important system of the submarine. It鈥檚 a high-risk environment and even a tiny issue can have catastrophic consequences....

November 17, 2020 路 3 min 路 Stefanni Brasil
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Shape Up: Stop Running in Circles and Ship Work that Matters

About Shape Up Shape Up is an agile product development approach used internally by Basecamp. It has three distinct phases: Shaping The product strategy team writes a pitch that describes the problem that needs to be solved, giving as much detail as needed, and proposes a solution. The level of detail should be specific enough so that the team working on the project knows what to do. It should also leave enough room so the team can figure out the best way to build a solution that fits scope and budget constraints....

November 6, 2020 路 5 min 路 Stefanni Brasil
Journey to Financial Independence

Financial Independence Course

If you鈥檝e been following us for a while, you know we are super passionate about FIRE/financial independence. Five years ago, we didn鈥檛 even know where our money was going. Our dream of moving abroad felt so far away: we didn鈥檛 have any money. But we knew we had to do something about it! We made a promise: that we would never have problems with money anymore. We started budgeting, investing, and growing our net worth....

3 min 路 Thiago Araujo