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Pragmatic is not a word to hide behind

Is the word pragmatic becoming a word that you use to hide from not doing things properly? Are you using it as a synonym to sentences like "Good enough" and/or "this is what we have time for now". If, then please, at least ensure you have evaluated alternatives. Can we do X now instead of first "pragmatically" implementing and delivering…

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You studied for years, I study every day

I confess, it's somewhat of an exaggeration, I don't fiddle and learn new stuff every day. Every now and then I take a calm day during a weekend or week. But other days I find my self caught up in a topic. Getting eccentric. Wanting to learn more. And sometimes I find my self, looking out the window. Watching the sunrise, thinking: "I rea…

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The Junior rock star programmer

I’ve been working with many different teams during the years and met many different people being in different stages in their careers. We often speak about juniors and seniors and they all come in different flavors and there are different ways to look upon them. Let’s say one aspect of being a junior means: “you have not yet done many of…

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