Category : Culture

My reflection on being the first designer at a tech startup (Letter to Julia)

Hi Julia,

Hope you had a great weekend. It’s so great to hear about your new position! (Can you share a link of your new company? Would love to check it out!) Here are some of my thoughts as the first designer in a tech startup.

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What I’ve learned after half a year of working remote

Early last year my wife and I got the great news that she had been accepted for a research fellowship at the NIH in Bethesda, MD. Although very excited for the opportunity, that unfortunately meant that we had to move down there and leave Boston. At the time I had been working for Panorama for just a few months, but it was definitely enough time for me to get hooked with the company’s mission, its energy and above all my coworkers who I already called friends.

It has been over half a year now since I went remote, and with the new year I feel it’s time for a little retrospective.

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Our Engineering Book Club

Every Wednesday afternoon you will find the engineers at Panorama huddled by the couches or gathered around the desks by the projector. Why? It’s Book Club time!

The Book Club started back in June 2014 when we realized that all of us had favorite programming/technical books which we loved talking about and wanted everyone else to read. So we decided that we’d all read a book together and then share our thoughts, learnings, questions. And then, every Wednesday, we discuss for half an hour what the chapter taught us, what we agree or disagree with and how can we incorporate the learnings in our daily work.

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