20 people shot in DC at block party. 17 year old dead. Off duty cop critical. BLM Chicago demands ABOLISH police or they’ll keep rioting and looting. FUND THE POLICE.
So you’re a programmer. Good. We need programmers. Have you read Knuth’s “Fundamental Algorithms”? If not, it’s the next book you should read. 40 years ago that book changed my life. Its power has not waned. Read and learn.
Agile is not a way to go fast. It is a way to know where you are going. Agile is does not increase productivity. Agile increases manageability. Agile does not guarantee you’ll get there on time. Agile destroys the hope that you might, when you won’t.
Software Craftsmanship is not about glory and rockstar status. It’s not about being the overtime hero, or the last minute cowboy. Rather it is about discipline, professionalism, and the desire to constantly improve.