Is it a curse, or a blessing? Either way, I have it. It can be quite handy, but it can also lead to severe support-call-itis. Does your kid have, “The Knack”?
I am a web site programmer. As such, I found this article to be interesting. It talks about some of the key characteristics of a “good” programmer. This article is for programmers and business people alike.
How do you recognise good programmers if you’re a business guy?
It’s not as easy as it sounds. CV experience is only of limited use here, because great programmers don’t always have the “official” experience to demonstrate that they’re great. In fact, a lot of that CV experience can be misleading. Yet there are a number of subtle cues that you can get, even from the CV, to figure out whether someone’s a great programmer. <MORE>
I play World of Warcraft on occasion. However, whether or not you play, you might find these commercials to be humorous. You can see them here at the main site:
Or you can watch them individually here: