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Key component to becoming a computer expert is accepting that machines are fallible and "turn if off & on again" doesn't mean you fucked up.

2

If you're offended by a broad characterization of a profession or location because of "a few bad apples", you should be invested enough in the barrel to be the first to speak out before they spoil the bunch.

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There's absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to learn programming not because you love the machines, but because it's a red-hot job market.

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Corollary to Brooks' Law: Merely adding more developers to broken software doesn't unbreak it.

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Recruiters who actually develop a network of candidates by hand can do good work. Those who spam en masse might as well hawk penis pumps.

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