Hello, Adam. On Thursday, January 1, 2009, at 5:20:39 AM, you ... There are lots of home workers. Phone sales people, phone support, free lance writers andMessage 1 of 76 , Jan 1, 2009View SourceHello, Adam. On Thursday, January 1, 2009, at 5:20:39 AM, you
> No. Of course not. I'm just saying that the desire to work inThere are lots of home workers. Phone sales people, phone support,
> isolation is something that I have observed in *some* software
> developers, but I'm not aware of any parallels in other industries. I
> am aware of people in other industries not wanting to work or to be
> accountable (or both.) However, I have met a lot of software
> developers who are willing to work very hard, long hours so long as
> they don't have to engage in human contact in any form. This is not
> all, or even a majority, but it is enough to be notable.
free lance writers and artists. All kinds of craftspersons.
www.bathsheba.com for that matter.
It is a bad plan that admits of no modifications. -- Publius Syrus (ca. 42 BCE)
... that ... one ... http://forums.construx.com/blogs/stevemcc/archive/2008/03/27/productivit y- ...Message 76 of 76 , Jan 9, 2009View Source
> > There are other studies (I don't have the exact quote) that showthat
> > the difference between a top-notch developer and a run-of-the-millone
> > is a factor of 10 or so.http://forums.construx.com/blogs/stevemcc/archive/2008/03/27/productivit
> The back up for that is here :-
Thx James. I always assumed that this was indeed supported by actual
studies, but still had a small nagging doubt that it might be one of
those urban legends that start with "studies show that ...." ;-). This
is a good reference which eliminates that doubt.