Kevan Lee

1132 days ago

It’s the difference between giving someone a jigsaw puzzle or a blank canvas. Even if both capture the same scene, the process and end results are distinctly different,” says Montulli. “In the first case, the parameters are set; the challenge is about execution and assembly. In the second, framing and addressing the task is as creative as the outcome itself. In this case, you’ve been moved closer to the problem, not just charged with assembling the solution

The Rewards of Creator-Driven Cultures — And The Engineers That Can Deliver Them

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If Lou Montulli could pass along a maxim for the modern software engineer, it wouldn’t be from Steve Jobs or Elon Musk. He’d invoke a line from American poet Walt Whitman: