Thursday, 30 July 2009

Maker's schedule, Manager's Schedule

I stumbled accross this gem from the always excellent Paul Graham.
It's a nice model to grasp how programmers and managers use their time differently. I guess we all felt this intuitively, but it takes a Paul Graham to express it clearly. A must read.


deena said...


elenama said...

Why doesn't that happen in medicine? It's price fix...ed and the patient is disconnected from the actual cost of care through third parties. . A pacemaker insertion costs $100,000 and medicare pays the bill. If people had to pay cash for pacemakers, how many would levitra
be installed? One? Two? But, under price controls and third party payers, there is suddenly a huge demand for $100,000 pacemakers. When hospitals and doctors and