01:19 – Kent’s Superpower: Putting Things Together That Don’t Necessarily Go Together
04:01 – Metaphors in Software Development
07:32 – Writing Tests and Keeping a Journal
The unit/integration distinction confuses me. I test at the level of, “Here’s a thought I need to capture.”
@KentBeck on @greaterthancode
10:58 – Complexity Partitioning
21:59 – The Way Systems Change Over Time as an Important Part of How We Design Software
27:20 – Changing Culture Vs Code and Storytelling and Succession
Jamey: Thinking about the reasons why we do things.
Rein: How computer systems are beginning to take on the complexity of biological systems.
Coraline: The concept of lumpers vs splitters.
Sam: How strategies for dealing with complexity don’t just have to be about the problem itself, they can be about the emotional response of the programmer who has to get some work done.
Jessica: The for-allers vs the for-eachers; universalist vs existentialist.
Kent: Not being bothered by culture change and helping people feel the same.
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