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The #1 technology newsletter on Substack. Written by engineering manager and senior engineer Gergely Orosz (previously at Uber, Skype/Microsoft, and high-growth startups).

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  • Actionable advice for engineering managers and engineers. Topics covered are relevant to those working at tech companies. Get tools and insights to become a more efficient engineering leader. If you use just one approach to make your project, team, or company more efficient, the weekly newsletter already pays for itself.

  • Big tech and high-growth startups focus. Tech is accelerating rapidly: but some fast-moving companies are ahead of the rest of the pack. What are they doing differently and why? I go deep.

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