Did you catch the dramatic moment? No? Probably because there wasn't one.
Curiosity can drive innovation, but it's not the only driver.
I haven't interacted with that many humans in a long time.
I considered that test a failure, and I wasn't ready for it.
I see the stupidity of it so clearly.
Don't Eat The Baby [cartoon]
This conversation actually happened.
You can test the waters, try a joke, see if they laugh, drop an f-bomb, see if they cringe.
... why is testing so damn hard when everyone swears by it? ...
It was the first of many face palms. But more importantly, it brought a lot of tangibility to the programming mantra we'd accepted...
...which is clearly a challenge. That I have yet to win...
Because it’s not about the fucking proposal. It’s about fucking proposing.
I guess now is a good time to tell you how incredible you are.
My biggest goal wasn’t writing well designed code on the first go -- it was being able to recognize when the design of my code was headed in the wrong direction.
There was an average of 1 computer-punching-moment per hour.
The thing I've been kicking under the table is not the table leg. It's Alex.
My value is not in how well I derive meaning, but how well I create it.
I spent as much time programming as I did convincing myself that the idea of me becoming a programmer wasn't insane.