Loved this post by Stack Overflow CTO Jeff Atwood, talking about the essential nature of speed — but framing it around “Better Off Dead” character Charles DeMar’s quote:
“Go that way, really fast. If something gets in your way, turn.”
Atwood talks about how they apply that philosophy at Stack: Speed of iteration matters. You can see it in their rate of product development and confidence of their place in world.
When we think about Quickish, it isn’t just about people wanting to keep up quickly with the big things that are happening…
…it is also about a unique pace of recognizing new opportunities, developing products, and having a metabolism built around a mindset that is a tick away from sheer speed: