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Programmer/Contractor/Consultant in Cambridge UK
Lover of LISP, C and Unix. Friend of Python and ML.

CV: http://www.aspden.com

Clojure Blog: http://www.learningclojure.com
Random Thoughts: http://johnlawrenceaspden.blogspot.com


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comment Is there any scholarly research on the detrimental effects of a noisy workplace on productivity?
I'd really like to find this reference! Please add a comment here if you know it.
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comment Studies on how noise affects productivity of programmers
I've read Peopleware and it rings true for me. But if their conclusions were true, why has nobody revisited the subject in 28 years?
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comment Studies on how noise affects productivity of programmers
is this some sort of joke? --- the authors confirmed a virtually perfect inverse relationship between people density and dedicated floor space per person
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