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Discussion on: Technical Virtue Signaling

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Rodrigo Nonose

Thank you for a more lengthy response. I agree with most of the sentiment, and I realize I was a little bit harsh on interpreting your opinion.

I believe we can achieve a balance between "quick fixes rushed to market" and a well crafted code, they're not mutually exclusive. It's rather have a "lean" career where I balance those than getting rich quicker and do whatever I want. Code is a mean to an end to me as well, but there's more value in what I produce apart from the monetary gains.

I think this is more clear in the music industry. You can be a good artist and starve, because money doesn't necessarily reflect your skills, or you can be a "sellout". But it's not a dichotomy, it's a spectrum.