Mike Dent (@oranjutanj)
Humanising Software Development
This picture was taken of Stockton Riverside by a rather pleasant human called Andy. He is a software engineer who works with me and other humans who are software engineers. The users we write software for are also complex but pleasant humans. We happen to know about technology and processes that will make those humans happy.
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I can also be a bit more informal and free here than I would be on LinkedIn. I’m quite a creative person and I need to vent it somewhere. Sorry.
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- Why emotional intelligence is increasingly required in software developmentTLDR; Because AI can’t automate human emotion (yet).Read time ~ 7 minutes “emotional intelligence—the ability to, for instance, understand your effect on others and manage yourself accordingly—accounts for nearly 90 percent of what moves people up the ladder when IQ […]
- The balance of people and productTLDR; favour people. So a combination of finishing my new favourite book “The Infinite Game” by Simon Sinek, a change in career and some pretty heavy family events has led me to reflect a lot on this question. To clarify, […]
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