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Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams (1987)
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People under pressure don't work better; they just work faster.
Organizational busy work tends to expand to fill the working day.
If you find yourself concentrating on the technology rather than the sociology, you're like the vaudeville character who loses his keys on a dark street and looks for them on the adjacent street because, as he explains, "The light is better there."
Quality is free, but only to those who are willing to pay heavily for it.
The manager's function is not to make people work, but to make it possible for people to work.
While the machines have changed enormously, the business of software development has been rather static.
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A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.
August 20, 1940
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