The Playbook

Our playbook details how we run our software consulting company and how we make web and mobile products together. We've made the playbook free and licensed it as Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial so others may learn from, or use, our tactics in their own companies.

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The Giant Robots Blog

Our blog is a place where we share our industry knowledge and experience. Here we share tips, tricks, thoughts on recent technology, and the things we learn from doing what we do.

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We record and release weekly podcasts from thoughtbot on design, Ruby on Rails, iOS, running software companies, and maintaining work/life balance.

Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

The Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots podcast is a weekly technical podcast discussing development, design, and the business of software development. Hosted by Ben Orenstein, who is joined each week by developers and designers from thoughtbot and beyond.

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Build Phase

Build Phase is a weekly technical podcast discussing iOS development and design. Hosted by iOS developers Mark Adams and Gordon Fontenot; they discuss code, design, and creating great iOS apps.

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The Bike Shed

The Bike Shed, hosted by Sean Griffin and Derek Prior, is a biweekly show discussing thoughtbot's experience in web development.

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Reboot features interviews with people who have made big career transitions. Hosted by scientist-turned-management-consultant-turned-developer Adarsh Pandit.

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1-on-1 coaching sessions with an expert from thoughtbot tailored for you. Work on your own projects and set your own personal learning goals. Learn how to work through individual problems so you can solve similar problems in the future.

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