Developers over-optimise for the ergonomics of typing and not enough for the ergonomics of thinking.
Since the Industrial Revolution launched a large subset of humanity into the illusion that we could conquer nature for our own purposes, linear ambition has been a kind of survival strategy.
We’re always trying to keep up in a world of work that seems to constantly get faster and expect more of us, leaving us too burned out and apathetic to deal with anything that doesn’t directly affect us or our families.
Source: Work on what matters | StaffEng
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You are not working from home; you are at your home during a crisis trying to work.
"You are not working from home; you are at your home during a crisis trying to work."
I've heard this twice today. I think it's an important distinction worth emphasising.
— Neil Webb (@neilmwebb) March 31, 2020