I was recently in a conversation where we were talking about things we'd
learned in college that helped us in our jobs today. I tried to distill it
down to one thing but couldn't so here are the three I came up with.
- Operating systems aren't elegant. They are a glorious heap of performance
hacks piled one upon the other.
- Software engineering is the art of amassing collected anecdotes and
calling them Best Practices when in truth they have more in common with
fads than anything else.
- Pizza is better than Chinese food for late night coding sessions.
What are yours?