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LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
the reason was all the ease in changing things.
that being said, my poor handwriting is still a problem, when people can't read what I put on the whiteboard, or I can't make out my scribbled note from two weeks ago.
your speed in writing is like the typing speed that I see many people struggling with.
as I say, mixed feelings now, they were far from mixed at the time I was being graded.
Posted Dec 8, 2011 19:13 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
But other than that I suspect we're in violent agreement.
Posted Dec 8, 2011 19:26 UTC (Thu) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
Lack of communication skills will definitely put a glass ceiling on your career, and you may not ever realize that it's doing so. This is the case even if you don't want to do any management type stuff.
And note that by communication skills I am talking about the ability to get your point across clearly and unambiguously. This is not talking about PC and politeness (although a lack of politeness can be an issue). If you look at many of our superstar programmers in the open source world, you will find that they are all pretty good at this communication thing, even if they are using it to send flames your way.
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