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A podcast by Basecamp about the better way to work and run your business. We bring you stories and unconventional wisdom from Basecamp’s co-founders and other business owners.


Q and HEY, Part 2

Basecamp co-founders Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson held a recent livestream session where they answered questions about HEY, the company's new email service. You can listen to Part 1 or watch the entire livestream on YouTube.

Show Notes

Q1: What's the timeframe on new features? - 00:38

HEY for Work - 00:50

Shape Up - 1:13

Apple vs. HEY - 4:33

It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy At Work - 6:07

Q2: How did you get - 7:12

"How we acquired" (Signal v. Noise) - 7:30

Q3: When would you say you've taken on Gmail? - 9:53

Q4: What's the environmental impact of HEY? - 14:14

Data analyst Jane Yang's SvN post on carbon negativity - 15:45

Q5: It's been crazy at work for the last couple weeks. How do you get back to normal? - 15:52

Q6: Now that you have two products, are you concerned with context switching in the future? - 17:38

Q7: What's the problem with "inbox zero?" - 20:04

Q8: How could I possibly move to HEY with 16 years of emails in Gmail? - 24:10

HEY's guide for moving from Gmail  - 24:10

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