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Tobi Lutke 🌳🌲🛒🕹 on Twitter: "Some of us where fixing old software without the source code! You used SoftICE to reverse engineer it in assembly and basically coded up a virus which patched the problem." / Twitter
Some of us where fixing old software without the source code! You used SoftICE to reverse engineer it in assembly and basically coded up a virus which patched the problem.
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5 weeks ago by bekishore
The care and feeding of software engineers (or, why engineers are grumpy) - Human Who Codes
Both engineers and product managers tend to think, incorrectly, that product specifications or requirements are equivalent to the furniture manual from Ikea. In reality, these documents rarely contain enough information to build an actual thing. They’re usually just the starting point. And that presents a unique problem to the engineer.
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12 weeks ago by bekishore
It’s Not Sabotage, They’re Drowning – Sherman On Software
When you add visibility to a system, the numbers are always bad. That’s why you’re putting in the effort to add visibility to an existing system. When the initial steps towards fixing your problems make that number worse, that’s when the fear of drowning sets in.
sabotage  drowning  software  programming  exposure  fear 
november 2019 by bekishore
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