- Rands in Repose has written a thoughtful article “Signs of Art” where he asks “Is software art”?
I think I’ll answer “Hell yeah”.
The most important thing in software development is motivation. Motivation is local â€” if you arenâ€™t motivated by what you are working on right now then chances are itâ€™s not going to be anywhere near as good as it could be. In fact, itâ€™s probably going to suck.
Food for thought, eh?
- Jason’s talk about the lessons learnt while building Basecamp is a must-hear, especially the part about the four main tenets – reducing mass, embracing constraints, getting real in the process of development and managing debt.