For the Love of Linux - REWORK podcast

For the Love of Linux - REWORK podcast

Jun 7, 2024

In this podcast episode, REWORK host Kimberly Rhodes talks with David Heinemeier Hansson, co-founder of 37signals and CTO, about his personal shift from using Apple products to exploring Linux and Windows platforms. He discusses the expanded platform integration at 37signals, which now includes all three operating systems.

Key Takeaways:

00:21 - The last straw with Apple

06:34 - Discovering Microsoft’s recent improvements and support of developers

10:30 - Linux and Windows work well together

13:27 - The user-friendly and upgradeable Framework laptop

17:45 - Transitioning 37signals to a multi-platform development team

22:58 - David’s recommended computing and operating systems

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