Switching from Spotify to Apple Music and back again

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
reviews
music
spotify
apple

Frustrated with recent playback issues with the Spotify desktop app, I engaged in a brief love affair with Apple Music. For me, Apple Music has a ton going for it. Out of the gate, the music selection seemed more robust than Spotify. I don’t consider myself much of an audiophile […]

Tracking peak users online with Redis

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
development
redis

This probably isn’t the best way to track things, but it’s the best I came up with. Tracking the total number of users that log in per day or month is trivial as I have discussed in a previous post. To track the peak users online at a given time […]

How to ride a bike without training wheels

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
parenting
cycling
fitness

Training wheels are an abomination and should be forced into extinction. I say this as someone that struggled to learn how to ride a bike because my parent’s never took off my training wheels. Fortunately my neighborhood friends thought my inability to ride a bike was absurd and they helped […]

The true cost of meetings

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
productivity
company culture

Meetings suck. It’s a pretty universal sentiment across many companies and industries. “Meetings are toxic” is the warcry of the “Getting Real” generation. It’s not just the time it takes to attend the meeting. It’s the prep time. The time it takes you to get to the meeting. The time […]

SumoMe is hiring!

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
career
inspiration

Cheesing out on this week’s post as I’m scrambling to get ready for our company retreat in Puerto Vallarta. That being said, I woke up today and checked out our latest SumoMe email newsletter, A week in the life of a Sumo. I was floored by the email. Not because […]