re: Enthusiasts vs. Pragmatists: two types of programmers and how they fail VIEW POST

re: In the world I exist, companies value enthusiasts as enthusiasts are better paid (several times better I mean) enthusiasts have a flexible schedu...

Not my experience, since at past few jobs I've worked at startups doing cutting-edge work, with less than 40 hours a week, and with lots of flexibility. And at this point I'm definitely a pragmatist.


That happens, but very rare. Also, the “definitely a pragmatist” could not be granted much flexibility: 100% pragmatist will just stop working under such conditions.

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