Nothing new under the sun – with Thomas Sundberg – 022

In this episode you can hear Thomas Sundberg and Andrei talk about how nothing really new came about programming since 1989, the joy of being self employed and why you should fake it till you make it.

Some value points you can expect:

  • Nothing really new in programming since relational databases in 1989
  • All programming concepts are very old, the packages are new
  • The joy of being self employed
  • The importance of the ability of focused study
  • The similarities of music playing in section and working in a team
  • A star can only make the work shine if they help out the team
  • If a group has no set leader, one will emerge eventually
  • You have to give people room to express what they think
  • Depending on the context you can be a leader or a follower
  • Fake it till you make it
  • Accept that you don’t know everything
  • Ask yourself why you don’t agree
  • Leadership mindset differs with cultures

Book Recommendations:

Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests

Thomas is the author of:

Mastering Selenium Testing Tools

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