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Has Software Engineering Become Boring?

Caught between a block and a hard space in software as a ‘service’ hell.

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These days I’m genuinely torn between the great love of what I do in the grand game of software engineering and an utter hatred of it all due to the dumbing down, manipulation, and irrelevance that now riddles the whole industry¹.




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Dr Stuart Woolley

Dr Stuart Woolley

Worries about the future. Way too involved with software. Likes coffee, maths, and . Would prefer to be in academia. SpaceX, Twitter, and Overwatch fan.

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