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Software Development: a Love-Hate Relationship

I wasn’t intending to post anything today. But catching up on blog comments, I read a comment thread between Darryl (whom I don’t think I know) and David (whom I do know, in real life), comments on a post about … Continue reading

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10 Things I Hate About Software Development

This blog post is intended to sabotage any chance that I’ll get a “normal” software-engineering job, because I don’t think I could ever go back to a “normal” job.

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Why I No Longer Belong in a Dilbert Cube

The biggest block of time in my software-development career I spent working in an extraordinary job, a very special place to work, with a very special group of people, for 14 years. Throughout the dot-com boom, I stayed there, ignoring … Continue reading

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Dead Fish and Other Things People Wear

Lidor Wyssocky at The Mindset writes about “The Emperor’s New Clothes Syndrome.” This reminded me of a talk Tim Lister gave earlier this year at the Boston SPIN. “The problem is that although we know exactly what doesn’t work right … Continue reading

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Honestly

(Note: This is a post from my online journal, imported into this blog because it tells the story of a real software project I worked on. Who says software developers don’t have war stories? -TimK) I know why good people … Continue reading

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