Jonathan Edwards' "Mea Culpa"

I don’t agree with everything he says, but I do agree with this:

...what really matters in not...solving puzzles and being the brightest kid in the class. It is...realizing that the complexity of software dwarfs even the most brilliant human; that cleverness cannot win. The only weapons we have are simplicity and convention. What is truly decisive on the battlefield are attitudes: hard work, responsibility, and paying attention to reality instead of the voiceover in your head.

In the wake of posts about Shopify's support for white nationalists and DataCamp's attempts to cover up sexual harassment
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