Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Programming

Submission + - Are Quirky Developers Brilliant or Dangerous? (earthweb.com)

jammag writes: "Most developers have worked with a dude like Josh, who's so brilliant the management fawns over him even as he takes a dump in the lobby flowerpot. Eric Spiegel tells of one such Josh, who wears T-shirts with offensive slogans, insults female co-workers and, when asked about documentation, smirks, "What documentation?' Sure, he was whipsmart and could churn out code that saved the company millions, but can we please stop enabling these people?"
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Are Quirky Developers Brilliant or Dangerous?

Comments Filter:

Do you suffer painful recrimination? -- Nancy Boxer, "Structured Programming with Come-froms"

Working...