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Some are shameless in their self-promotion; others operate under the veil of anonymity.
Until they get busted, that is. This is what happened to Dilbert creator Scott Adams last week, in a public humiliation storyline that would suit a certain workplace drone comic strip character of his own creation. Adams was revealed to have been using an online pseudonym to bash message board users who did not have nice things to say about him."
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It does help a little to have some typing speed, but haste makes waste.
When it comes to typing speed, I disagree. Yes, much of my programming is sitting and thinking, but once I decide how to tackle a certain difficult task, and sort it out in my head, I wish I could type faster. (I touch-type approx. 70 wpm and am missing my right index finger.) Sometimes I write pseudo code to be filled in later so that I can get my inspiration poured out of my brain.
I think experience, rather than typing speed will create better code. I (typically) no longer make common mistakes like = when I meant
Particularly irked by one popup, this is what I sent:
You must be aware of the popularity of popups. They aren't appreciated. Your site has popups that get past my popup blocker and then resist being closed. I'm sure the reason you support such tactics simply involves money. I'm disappointed, Mr. Adams. Isn't your site popular enough to attract a higher caliber of advertiser? This crap should be beneath you: "Are you sure you want to navigate away from this page? WAIT! Are you really sure you want to go. This opportunity could change your life forever. We were serious, you can get money for almost anything from the government. Click CANCEL in this window to stay on the page and get that much closer to getting the grant you deserve. Press OK to continue, or Cancel to stay on the current page."
I'm stunned. I will no longer read the strip. Poor Mr. Adams; I think I hurt his little feelings."