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tacon · 2017-01-30 · Original thread
From the preface of The Productive Programmer[0] by Neal Ford:

"Many years ago, I taught training classes for experienced developers who were learning new technologies (like Java). The disparity between the productivity of the students always struck me: some were orders of magnitude more effective. And I don’t mean in the tool they were using: I mean in their general interaction with the computer. I used to make a joke to a few of my colleagues that some of the people in the class weren’t running their computers, they were walking them. Following a logical conclusion, that made me question my own productivity. Am I getting the most efficient use out of the computer I’m running (or walking)?"

[0] https://www.amazon.com/Productive-Programmer-Theory-Practice...

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