The biggest challenge with managing engineers is they often hide that fact they're behind in the hope they'll make it up without anyone noticing.
when you don't create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. your tastes only narrow & exclude people. so create.
My latest gripe is with Jelly, which advertises itself as “executable XML”. It flaunts this, in fact, as if it were actually a desirable feature. It’s like saying, “hey, look, we’ve got a burrito that you can actually drive!”
Is it a bad practice? Perhaps. But it really is fun.
Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.
Brian W. Kernighan and P. J. Plauger in The Elements of Programming Style