Yikes! The US Senate will vote on the proposed constitutional amendment to outlaw flag “desecration” on Wednesday. The vote on the amendment is expected to be very close. Even if you have already written to your Senators, it is imperative that you write and call today! (More info at the ACLU web site: http://www.aclu.org/congress/congress.html)

NDAs and contracts that you should never sign.

An issue which comes up a lot in start up companies is how to divide up the ownership fairly. The best article I’ve ever read on this topic is by Jim Clark, founder of SGI, Netscape, Healtheon, myCFO, et al. You can read it here

About the author.

In 2000 I co-founded Fog Creek Software, where we created lots of cool things like the FogBugz bug tracker, Trello, and Glitch. I also worked with Jeff Atwood to create Stack Overflow and served as CEO of Stack Overflow from 2010-2019. Today I serve as the chairman of the board for Stack Overflow, Glitch, and HASH.