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Basecamp co-founders David Heinemeier Hansson and Jason Fried are fans of Marie Kondo's 2014 bestseller "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up," which is back in the cultural zeitgeist thanks to her new Netflix show. In this bonus episode, DHH talks about how he's applied the KonMari framework to code, business decisions at Basecamp, and his own belongings.

Show Notes

Marie Kondo’s official website - 00:14

Marie Kondo's interpreter is Marie Iida and here's a Quartz interview with her - 00:28

Author Courtney Milan's Twitter thread on Marie Kondo's misunderstood advice about books - 00:49

Everything Wailin learned about arguing on social media she learned from DHH in the "Pick A Fight" episode of Rework - 1:00

The Life Changing-Magic of Tidying Up - 1:12

Extreme Programming Explained by Kent Beck - 6:42

The history of the We Work Remotely job board is written up in the last entry of this page of the Basecamp handbook - 9:06

Basecamp decided to sunset Highrise in 2018. Read Jason's note on the Highrise website - 9:32

What is Rework?

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.