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It's reading posts like this that make me feel much more secure in my competence as a programmer
I remember a job interview where the interviewer handed me a page of printout from halfway through a program, and asked me to explain it.
I said "Well, this is a loop, and it's doing something with a 'salary' variable, and calculating tax in some way, but it's calling off to a function that's not on this page, so I'm not sure what. I'm sorry, I can't tell much more than that, what am I missing?"
And they said "You're the fourth person I've interviewed for this coding job, and the first one who wasn't lying about being able to program."
programming  fail  OhForFucksSake 
6 days ago by andrewducker
How to make your indie game as late as possible
I backed this game back in, ooh, October 2012. It's due in June 2013. So, any day now?
games  kickstarter  time  fail 
september 2016 by andrewducker
All the important stuff that happens offscreen in Independence Day: Resurgence
Seriously, do people have to actively work at making films this badly?
movies  fail 
june 2016 by andrewducker
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