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Why you should lie on a job interview?

This is an old advice: don’t lie on a job interview. The reasoning goes like this: don’t lie on a job interview because you’ll get caught and id impairs your relationship with your employer. They might even fire you. This … Continue reading

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The top people fallacy

Who wouldn’t want to work with top people, right? Well, I suggest to give it a second thought. Continue reading

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What can we learn from duct-tape programmers?

Working with duct-tape programmers is a bit irritating. But they are still around.Why is this so? What makes them successful? What can we learn from them? Continue reading

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Team Geek

I recently read this book: Team Geek. It’s like postmodern poetry: it’s both too much and too little. Expectations The book starts with a fantastic chapter: the “The Myth of the Genius Programmer”. In this chapter the authors explain that … Continue reading

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