It Depends is an irregular long-form newsletter on understanding tradeoffs in decision making. We focus on problems in organization building, technical architecture, and how they interact.

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Everything is broken! What you need to do is pick things that are broken in ways you don’t care about. This means understanding trade-offs.

Problems > Solutions. Most people are solutions oriented. Flipping your own thinking here will give you a better context to understand what parts of the problem matter so you can pick the solution that targets them.

My details are at https://patrickauld.com

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Here we go over how to understand tradeoffs in technology and organizations.


Patrick Auld

A person who loves building things for others.