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Roy Carlson: The sooner you start to code, the longer the program will take

“The sooner you start to code, the longer the program will take.”

~ Roy Carlson (which I saw in this tweet)

In general, I’m a fan of that quote, meaning that the harder the problem is, the more I like to find a whiteboard or some index cards to work through the problem that way before I start coding.

The sins of the father alvin March 17, 2019 - 6:38pm

“They don’t wash off easily, do they?”

“What’s that?”

“The sins of the father.”

~ from The Good Cop

So much complexity in software comes from ... alvin February 26, 2019 - 8:35am

“So much complexity in software comes from trying to make one thing do two things.”

~ a good quote from Ryan Singer (as seen on @CodeWisdom)

“Truth waits for eyes unclouded by longing”

“Truth waits for eyes unclouded by longing.”

I keep running into various versions of this quote (from sources like the Tao, Ram Dass, and Zen books), so I thought I’d share it here. All sayings like this mean that if you become like a clear mirror and view the world exactly as it is — not how your desires (and fears) want it to be — you’ll see the truth.