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Thorn Team
November 12, 2020

Thorn turns 8: Some of our proudest, and favorite, moments so far

8 years ago, Thorn was a vision with a mission statement: Thorn drives technology innovation to fight the sexual exploitation of children.  It wasn’t always clear what exactly Thorn would become. That’s what happens when you’re shocked and humbled by…
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Thorn Team
April 9, 2020

How we pivoted our in-person team meeting to a virtual summit overnight

As a remote-first, fully distributed team at Thorn, we connect virtually every day with tools like Zoom and Slack. But at least twice a year we get the whole team together for in-person meetings that provide critical team bonding and…
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Thorn Team
March 27, 2020

Working Remotely: Building a strong, effective engineering team while distributed

Tips for building, managing, and maintaining engineering teams in a remote-first environment   As a result of the current health crisis sweeping the world, we are a society that has gone virtual overnight. For many companies, engineering teams that were…
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NewsThorn Team
March 19, 2020

Working Remotely: Here’s what we’ve learned after 8 years

Tips for working from home from Thorn, a remote-first organization Eight years ago, when Thorn was founded, we challenged ourselves to find the best talent to support this mission, regardless of geography. It was this decision that led us to…
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