Why Programmers need creativity

Pen Magnet
Jul 5 · 10 min read
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The biggest problem that developers never address is: they themselves don’t tell how good they are.

So, is this all about a better CV format?


Could Google exist in 1960s?

At the 1958 International Conference for Scientific Information, Luhn [right] demonstrated a KWIC (Photo credit: Spectrum)
Keywords in Context. Source: Wikipedia
KWIC at play in Google search results

But why are we talking about Advanced Computing and Creativity in the same article?

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But why is it important to be creative so suddenly?

OK, but we don’t see it yet:

But creativity can’t solve those problems

The very fact that programmers can’t think of creativity beyond those fixations proves it is substantially missing. That is precisely why so many genius devs remain lifetime implementors, and so many mediocre devs make exits, are power holders, highly paid product managers / millionaire entrepreneurs.

Yes, but you mentioned my 3 problems, what about them?

Conclusion:

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