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"workin hard" : "hardly workin" :: "dreamin to live" : "livin the dream"

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Several years later, the manager retired. On the way to his retirement luncheon, he discovered the programmer asleep at his terminal. He had been programming all night.

-- "The Tao of Programming", §5.2

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[2/3] "Even that is too much to expect," insisted the manager, "I will be satisfied if you simply tell me when the program is complete."

The programmer agreed to this.

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[1/3] A manager asked a programmer how long it would take him to finish the program on which he was working. "I will be finished tomorrow," the programmer promptly replied.

"I think you are being unrealistic," said the manager, "Truthfully, how long will it take?"

The programmer thought for a moment. "I have some features that I wish to add. This will take at least two weeks," he finally said.

"Quarantine day 10: Working together"

submitted by schwaangdzrfgcd

browsing through old Billboard magazines gives a really interesting look into 'how the sausage is made' re: pop culture

tfw you made $30 as a liquidity provider because someone tried a flash-loan attach

- try spending time around people
- time spent being reminded of why people is bad idea
- isolate
repeat

it would appear the moral of this fable is to 'care less'

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