ABEND dump #6
Computer inception, Richie Rickey retiring, and advice from Bjarne Stroustroup to young programmers
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How crazy genius is that?!
The creator of Clojure and Datomic is retiring. But don’t run so fast with conclusions, he’s now dedicating full time to Clojure.
Though I’ve never been a Clojure developer myself, Rich is full of wisdom that can be applied to software engineering in general. My favorite talk from him is “Simple Made Easy”, where he talks about fighting against complexity:
I stumbled upon this short video of Bjarne Stroustroup on YouTube, where he gives advice to young programmers, and digresses about the importance of staying open and flexible for what life throws your way, and how it can be beneficial to avoid frustrations throughout your career.
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