Mystery Machine

Notes from the Mystery Machine Bus

What follows is an exact repost/mirror of Steve Yegge’s 2012 post “Notes from the Mystery Machine Bus” from Google+ on the software risk aversion axis. It’s not even accessible from the WaybackMachine. Enjoy. Notes from the Mystery Machine Bus I’ve spent the past eight years (starting back in June 2004) writing elaborate rants about a bunch of vaguely related software engineering issues. I was doing all that ranting because I’ve been genuinely perplexed by a set of “bizarre” world-views held dear by – as far as I can tell – about half of all programmers I encounter, whether online or in person....

September 6, 2019 · 36 min · Steve Yegge