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When you mention these things in the same list, that's how it gets interpreted. Greed exists on all sides of the political spectrum, particularly among segments that call people greedy for wanting to keep want they've earned instead of allowing it to be extorted.
Certainly in the UK, the 80s was the decade of Thatcherism, greed, self and excess. And I struggle to remember much of any real value coming out of it.
Lots of good stuff happened (first space shuttle takes off, end of the Cold War, fall of the Berlin wall, first IBM PC was released, I was born), you just choose to focus on the negative.
Your glass is obviously half empty.
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Although the buzzwords are nauseating, I'd still apply if the job seemed interesting. They clearly think a large team should be able to work without getting in each other's way. To achieve this, code has to be well structured so that new capabilities can usually be added without churning existing code. I'd be looking for confirmation of this and would also be interested in what they mean by decoupled. If it's lots of messages between processes, their software might be beautifully partitioned, yet grossly inefficient.
Well, it's not they who wrote it. It's a specific person, probably a developer who went into management and since learned to write this kind of thing, which was given to an HR person who didn't realize how affected it is. I don't think it says anything about scalability, though it might say something about their corporate culture, which is something that you'd want to assess regardless.
I used to think that was a great philosophy until I started working with architectures that decouple dependencies with injection and lots of inheritance and you can end up with so much indirection that it's pretty much impossible to figure out the bugs.
Sometimes a working system that is coupled is better than a decoupled maintenance nightmare that does not work.
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