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NewsThe European Space Agency has found its missing Philae comet lander Pin
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NewsMobile apps are now bigger than the web — a trend that threatens to eat Google's core business Pin
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NewsScientists make lasers out of human blood Pin
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NewsSo-called 'soft' skills remain hard to find Pin
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They say they want people that can "take initiative", but when you do something you're not tasked with doing, or that isn't logged into team foundation as a bug, everyone freaks out, and you end up getting in big time trouble for wasting company resources.

Beyond that, most people don't know how to communicate with a programmer. The good programmers have already mentally fixed the bug and are already four-five steps ahead of the perceived problem, talking about the possible side effects, when everyone else is still trying to comprehend the nature of the bug itself.

This is usually the point where the programmer tunes out of the conversation, and fantasizes about finding a new job where everybody is a programmer, and where meetings like this are a lot less likely to happen.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010
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You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010
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When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013


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NewsOpenOffice, after years of neglect, could shut down Pin
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