All New in Basecamp 3 for Android

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This week our Android team is headed to the Google I/O conference. They’ll learn how to incorporate the latest tech into Basecamp 3 on Android phones, tablets, and other devices. Meanwhile, we’ve been making regular improvements to the Basecamp 3 Android app every few weeks. Some of these new features are also unique to Basecamp… keep reading

I invite you to suffer

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Moments of suffering can serve as effective tutors. Not the physiological suffering or fear of basic safety kind. But rather the suffering of belonging, esteem, and self-actualization. While I’ve forgotten much of the specifics of organizational theory taught at Copenhagen Business School, I’ve never forgotten how being forced to sit with my screen visible to… keep reading

How I fell in love with a programming language

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After a month with Kotlin, I finally understand what the hell DHH has been saying about Ruby all these years! Basecamp 💖 Kotlin! (Illustration by Nate Otto) If you know only one thing about DHH, it’s that he adores the Ruby programming language. He doesn’t just like it. He genuinely loves it. There’s zero debate about this.… keep reading

Running Dungeons & Dragons like a Project Manager

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Being a Dungeon Master (DM) is kind of like being a Project Manager (PM). I have no idea if that’s actually true. I just liked the coincidentally close acronyms. In truth, I’ve never been a Project Manager. However, for the last couple years I have been a Dungeon Master and recently I’ve been using project… keep reading

“Parents aren’t just parents — they’re case workers”

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Adam Rosenfeld and his awesome family Recently we asked users: ‘How do you use Highrise?’ We received a myriad of responses, but one of the themes that stood out wasn’t business related at all: Many of our users manage personal communication and tasks at home with Highrise. Adam expanded a bit for us on how he… keep reading

The latest in Basecamp 3 for iOS

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Hello again from Team iOS here at Basecamp! We’re spent our spring making Basecamp better for you—here’s a GIF-powered look at what’s new… Mark all as ReadLast time we introduced a way to swipe individual unread items on your Hey! screen to mark them as read (you know, like when you ✌🏻read✌🏻 Great Expectations in… keep reading

Funk Yeah!

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Illustration by Nate Otto The Distance is back from our brief hiatus with a new episode that you should listen to while eating a huge stack of pancakes or waffles. The Funk family of Funks Grove, Ill. has been boiling maple tree sap into syrup for nearly 200 years — at first because it was the only readily… keep reading