Some of the best and most useful things we build have humble beginnings. Small side projects start with a sapling of an idea—something that can be built in a weekend, but will make our work a little easier, our lives a little better.
As an industry, we’re historically terrible at drawing lines between things, except when it comes to our roles. The old thinking of defined roles is certainly loosening up, but we still have a long way to go.
“Just” implies that all of the thinking behind a feature or system has been done. Even worse, it implies that all of the decisions that will have to be made in the course of development have already been discovered—and that’s never the case.
Today's topic: packing for travel. The origin story of the podcast is revealed. The hosts also discuss various packing methods, emergency socks and underwear, and how to deal with dirty laundry while traveling.