Barry Frost

This is Barry Frostโ€™s personal website.

Tagged #work

Recent communication at work is exclusively via emoji reactions (reacji?) in Slack: ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ and ๐Ÿ‘€. Living the monosyllabic reclusive boss dream.

Work Can Wait

Basecamp 3 has a “Do Not Disturb” function built in to prevent emails/notifications from being sent when you specify


iOS time tracking app. Integrates with FreshBooks.

Pushed a quick facelift live for our old globaldev team site to match the new company @venntro branding:


Bushel is a cloud-based Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod devices in your workplace. Designed to make the complex tasks simple so you can focus on business.

The Government Digital Service: The Happiest Place on Earth

Register report/snark into GDS culture

The Remote Manifesto

Smart ideas needed to create the nation's greatest teams

Think about who you would take with you if you were leaving the company […] If itโ€™s not all of them, youโ€™re probably not working with the right people.

– Jason Stockwood in The Sunday Times

A Conference Call in Real Life

How we doโ€ฆ Retrospectives

(by SoundCloud) โ€” Fake smtp testing server. Dummy smtp email testing

Mailtrap is a fake SMTP server for development teams to test, view and share emails sent from the development and staging environments without spamming real customers.

On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs

Benjamin Black โ€” Success

Spark Central

Social media (Twitter) customer support

People HR

UK focused HR SaaS

Small acts of leadership


Virtual workforce/crowdsourcing business

Lessons learned in a year on my own

How to Work Remotely as a Software Developer

Why We (Still) Believe in Working Remotely