Empathy as a Trait for Good Developers

Geekery, Programming, Technology, Work

Empathy is a trait of good developers that is not often discussed. It’s one that I learned and honed through creative endeavors and has served me well in my roles as a developer. While discussing what makes a good developer on Hacker News, I wrote a comment regarding empathy. A lot of folks identified with… Read more »

Never Going Back – A Week of Not Eating Lunch at My Desk

Life, Work

I read all the time that eating lunch at your desk benefits no one. Time to put that advice into action. No more. — David Drake (@randomdrake) January 2, 2014 According to a 2011 study on the subject, around 80% of us still eat lunch at our desks. I quit eating lunch at my desk… Read more »