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Programmer Timeliness vs Effort [closed]

The engineering team I am on has a very laid back approach to work hours. People come in at 6am and at 11am, and work until things are done when necessary. Engineers will routinely work very late, on ...
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Can non-IT people handle a wiki? [closed]

My company is looking to improve their market research data management. Current data management style: "Hey Jimbo, where's that picture of our WhatZit 2.0? "yeah I remember that email about that ...
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My first job in a dev team - what should my priorities be? [closed]

I just landed my dream job - working in a big (famous) company as a frontend web developer. I've never even worked in a proper dev team before - the last 4 years since I started learning web dev I've ...
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How do you explain NP-Completeness/Unsolvability to a non-technical supervisor? [closed]

You fix problems. You can do the impossible. Co-workers come to you with a wide range of questions and problems they want you to solve; which can usually be done with some simple custom program or ...
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What non-technical skills do I need? [closed]

Apart from: being strong technically being able to communicate effectively What are the most important formal / informal skills required to really shine as a developer? (Naturally, I struggle ...
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Best way to relate code smells to a non technical audience? [closed]

I have been asked to present examples of code issues that were found during a code review. My audience is mostly non-technical and I want to try to express the issues in such a way that I convey the ...