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  • Chaves shared from The Mythical Man-Month, Anniversary Edition: Essays On Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
    "Where architecture tells what happens, implementation tells how it is made to happen."
  • Chaves shared from The Mythical Man-Month, Anniversary Edition: Essays On Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
    An omelette, promised in two minutes, may appear to be progressing nicely. But when it has not set in two minutes, the customer has two choices—wait or eat it raw. Software customers have had the same choices.
  • Chaves shared from a Personal Document
    The bearing of a child takes nine months, no matter how many women are assigned. Many software tasks have this characteristic because of the sequential nature of debugging.
    Note: so dm true...
  • Chaves shared from a Personal Document
    One analysis of 2013 financial reports calculated that the value of each user to Google is $40 per year, and only $6 to Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yahoo.
  • Chaves shared from a Personal Document
    John Wanamaker: “I know half of my advertising is wasted. The trouble is, I don’t know which half.”
  • Chaves shared from a Personal Document
    Life is just a lot better if you feel you’re having 10 wins a day rather than a win every 10 years or so.
  • Chaves shared from a Personal Document
    Don’t snap at the people who work with you. When you see red, count to 10.
    Note: tw
  • Chaves shared from a Personal Document
    My shorthand for it is “thinking like an astronaut.” But you don’t have to go to space to learn to do that. It’s mostly a matter of changing your perspective.
    Note: in a simple way.
  • Chaves shared from a Personal Document
    Facebook doesn’t use all of this data, but instead of figuring out what to save, the company finds it easier to just save everything.
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