They Watched Us With Webcams And Rewrote Our Code!
Jayme Edwards 🍃💻 Jul 14
One of the most frustrating software projects I've been on involved webcam spying and having our code rewritten.
A large company that bought out two young entrepreneurs hired me and 9 other consultants to help them.
But the entrepreneurs didn't really want help.
They had no desire to listen to our advice, or treat our opinions as worth anything whatsoever.
Their parent company had hired us to help with serious problems with performance of the data layer of the application.
But when we offered solutions, we were subjected to intimidation and ignored.
In this story, I share how software developers can act irrationally when they fear being "found out" as not knowing something.
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