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re: Understanding the "why" is the job of being a developer and any tool that discourages this should be put in the rubbish bin. I think this is also...

You don't hire smart people and tell them what to do. You hire smart people so they can tell you what to do.

The industrial mindset from the 1800s just doesn't work with software development. If anything, it's a great way to force talent to become hyper frugal, retire early, and never return to your office again.

force talent to become hyper frugal, retire early,

me_irl if rent wasn't so high in the city because of Google

Though it does make me wonder if software in Pittsburgh is its own little bubble of industrialization due to the steel city roots and East Coast ideologies. I don't expect full Seattle / Silicon Valley, but I haven't worked in enough places to know if this is a city thing or a tech thing.

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