Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×

Comment: Re: brilliant and dangerous? (Score 0) 1134

by fleco (#27214517) Attached to: Are Quirky Developers Brilliant Or Dangerous?

People like Josh, on the other hand, should be fired on the spot.

I don't think so. They can just be recognised for what they are, and treated accordingly. Think of him as a fire extinguisher--a pain in the ass to clean up after, but from time to time invaluable.

The problem is that management will go for the fire extinguisher most of the time. And "later" means that it will never be re-implemented carefully.

Computer Science is the only discipline in which we view adding a new wing to a building as being maintenance -- Jim Horning

Working...