On expertise, self confidence and job hunting

Every time I go through a job search as I am going through right now, it is always surprising to me how much of an humbling experience it becomes. Reading job descriptions is a good way to quantify and effectively gauge what you have accomplished, that you might not even value as actual skill, andContinue reading “On expertise, self confidence and job hunting”

Debugging: joy or necessary evil?

That’s it, you’ve done it. Spent countless hours programming this feature, the design was excellent, the coding grueling but finally: It is ALIIIVVVEEE…Wait! What was that? No…No, that’s not how it’s supposed to go, WTF (What The Fortran)!?. And so it begins, you now need to DEBUG! Personally, I do enjoy it and i recognizeContinue reading “Debugging: joy or necessary evil?”