The Thought Behind the Bot

Chad Pytel

Fifteen years ago we started thoughtbot. Many people don’t know that there are five original founders. In this special episode of Giant Robots Smashing into other Giant Robots Podcast, we go all the way to the beginning and take a look back on the founding of thoughtbot and it’s first years, told from the perspective of all the original founders and some early partners.

From our first meeting in college, to the dramatic first work-experience that led us to create thoughtbot, to the eventual breakup and reformation, we explore the events that led thoughtbot to become the company it is today.

This episode was enormous fun to put together, and we hope you enjoy it.

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