[plt-scheme] Re: Programming for non-programmers

From: Joe Marshall (jrm at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Oct 14 13:25:59 EDT 2004

Matthias Felleisen <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> writes:

> The average programmer has never ever any incentive to become more
> productive. His boss is happy, his paycheck comes in on time, his
> hours are okay, what else does he want?
> Can you show them that you can accomplish more than they can? Even if
> you can, it wouldn't change their mind until they are told to perform
> at your level.
> Killer apps? That's a content question, not a tool question.

If the application they used were lethal depending on their
productivity, that would be an incentive.

I think you have it!

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