And to top it all, they will put you in an open space, and for some reason they will be proud about it. Open spaces are a cancer. They are without a doubt the worst possible office layout ever invented, and the least appropriate for software development — or any type of brain work for that matter.
Being A Developer After 40
Adrian Kosmaczewski

At least someone says it. Amen!

Yes, open spaces are to brain-based work, what “industrial finishing” has been to architecture all these past years (as in loft, or “I’ll sell you an unfinished warehouse space as if it was the ultimate pinnacle of interior design; and while I’m at it I’ll save some serious bucks.”)

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