Brian Fitzpatrick & Ben Collins-Sussman

Programming Talks by Brian Fitzpatrick & Ben Collins-Sussman

The Myth of the Genius Programmer

Brian Fitzpatrick & Ben Collins-Sussman
an hour
Google I/O 2009 - The Myth of the Genius Programmer Brian Fitzpatrick, Ben Collins-Sussman A pervasive elitism hovers in the background of collaborative software development: everyone secretly wants to be seen as a genius. In this talk, we discuss how to avoid this trap and gracefully exchange personal ego for ...

Programming Well with Others: Social Skills for Geeks

Brian Fitzpatrick & Ben Collins-Sussman
an hour
Are languages, compilers, debuggers, and algorithms all you need to be a successful software engineer? In a perfect world, those who produce the best code should be the most successful. Unfortunately, we live in a world of imperfect people, and collaborating with others is at least as important as having ...