“[A designer] has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Managers know nothing about what motivates developers. For managers, the code is just a thing, a means to an end. For devs, the code is a creation, knowledge crystallized into executable form using the power of thought.
“Everyone needs computer programming. It will be the way we speak to the servants.” — John McCarthy