Ep 61 : DHH on being Internet Famous with Kids

1:48 Welcome, DHH

David is the creator of Ruby on Rails, cofounder & CTO at Basecamp, best-selling author, Le Mans class-winning racing driver, frequent podcast guest, and family man.

2:50 Security concerns

Social Media

COVID times

Parenting boundaries

13:45 Privacy

Picture surplus


16:45 Engagement with parenting on the web

The highlight parenting reel

Avoid the humble brag as a parent

Internet jousts

DHH recommended books:

The Myth of the Spoiled Child - Alfie Kohn

Punished by Rewards - Alfie Kohn

* The Self-Driven Child - Ned Johnson

26:30 Introducing privileges to his kids


Against artificial constraints placed on by parents

A life not centered around materialism

The Road To Wigan Pier - George Orwell

38:38 Genius / Fails

Arit makes a crib boundary with a creative new upcycle

KWu wrestles with a photo book for her kids

Chris fails on fail this week

DHH is off by an hour as his kids come home right as this podcast starts

Allison’s daughter challenges her patience during bed time

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