David Heinemeier Hansson is the co-founder and CTO of Basecamp, a project management and team communication software designed to help teams work together calmly and productively.
David Heinemeier Hansson is the co-founder and CTO of Basecamp. He's the creator of the web application framework Ruby on Rails and has co-authored several books about remote work and the future of work, including REMOTE: Office Not Required and It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work. In this interview, he speaks with Owl Labs about the future of work, why remote work will evolve to become the way business is done, and why ambition can be a weakness for some entrepreneurs, instead of a strength.
Owl Labs (OL): For those of our readers who aren't already familiar with your career, you created the web application framework Ruby on Rails, you're co-founder and CTO of Basecamp, and you've published several best-selling books, the most recent of which was It Doesn't Have to be Crazy at Work. My first question is, do you sleep? My second,