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The Hubris of Architects


I  personally think it takes a bit of ego to drive software projects to success, so I disagree with  this chart posted on the MSDN Loosely Coupled Thinking blog.

I made a quick fix below.  The three virtues of a great programmer, namely laziness, impatience, and hubris apply to architects too, since your “architect” is just a glorified high level programmer.  To avoid being “zapped by Zeus” you should seek the Middle Path.

Perhaps, since so few architects (none?) lack ego, the above chart represents the right side of the curve…



August 30, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized |

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