The Industry choice

Ian J Cottee ian at cottee.org
Wed Jan 5 03:49:37 CET 2005


Peter Hansen wrote:

> I know that I've started many one-man projects over the years,
> and only slowly (I'm a little thick, you see) came to realize
> that while it's incredibly easy to start something, seeing it
> through to the end is rather more difficult.
> 
> At this point, perhaps largely as a result of a new world-view
> inspired by the agile movement, I rarely start anything...
> and when I do, it's driven by a strong, recurring need, and I
> only do just enough to meet that need, in the simplest way
> I can find.  (Often, that ends up not involving a computer.)

So here we are, in our wisdom. Never starting anything grandiose for 
fear of failure :). Personally I'm trying to get back some of that old 
stupidity but I'm very thick :)

Ian



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