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Discussion on: What are some lesser-known roles and specializations within software development?

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Mike Bybee • Edited on

"John the Mod" (from SLC Punk, the guy who "freely moves among the tribes") - The person who can empathize and communicate with all of the silos (though this already terrifyingly accurate meme doesn't cover the all-too-common inability of frontend and backend devs to even empathize or communicate with each other, or senior devs' all-to-common tendency to forget what it was like to be junior):

Too-real depiction of viewpoints

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Dave Parr

I've never heard that term, but it references one of my favourite films so now I'm going to use it all the time!

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Mike Bybee • Edited on

I just thought of it after seeing that meme on LinkedIn today in a post about empathy. John the Mod immediately came to mind as the sort of person we need more of in tech.

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derek

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