Old coders never die, they just become middle managers.

Illustration: Cathryn Virginia



John Flaxman (1755–1826)

A Mandatory Skill

This essay, and my talk from which I adapted it, is influenced by John Allspaw’s On Being A Senior Engineer:

A. Jesse Jiryu Davis

Staff Software Engineer at MongoDB in New York City, working on C, Python, Tornado, and async. Documentary photographer. Student at the Village Zendo

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