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Ben Nadel at CFUNITED 2010 (Landsdown, VA) with: Chris Peters
Ben Nadel at CFUNITED 2010 (Landsdown, VA) with: Chris Peters ( @cf_chrispeters )

Working Code Podcast - Episode 034: Some Of My Best Friends Are React Developers

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This week, Adam talks about his "obnoxious optimism": his general tendency to believe that all problems can be solved and that everything will just sort of work itself out. This optimism allows him to take action and make decisions quickly. However, it also means that he may not be fully considering the future cost of his choices.

This is not uncommon in the programming world. Engineers are often criticized for choosing technologies based solely on their merits and almost never on their drawbacks. Of course, we don't want to be so cautious that all productivity grinds to a halt. The best possible scenario is to have a team with diverse personalities that can all temper each other. Every team needs an Adam; but, every team also needs a few curmudgeons.

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... featuring these beautiful, beautiful people:

With audio editing and engineering by ZCross Media.

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