My 16 of 25 - A Healthy(?) Schizophrenic View on Perl

By Richard Jelinek (‎TheWhip‎) from
Date: Saturday, 24 November 2012 09:30
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Any
Language: English
Tags: hacker management perl strategy

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I've been hacking Perl for 16 years now. About 12 years of that time I spent in the asylum for (upper) management. Both of us, the perl hacker as well as the manager, think that listening to the "other voice" may provide an oportunity for better own decisions and actions.

How does the hacker see the management decisions? How does the manager see the hackers opinion on management decisions? How does the hacker see the managers opinion on the hackers opinion?

Ahhh... anyway. Maybe the Perl community is interested to hear a "perl-friendly" managers' unvarnished opinion about Perl and the community? Namely rants about missing strategy?

Although none of us is paranoid, you may want to catch that talk as long as you have the chance to.

Attended by: Jan Hartung (‎Egga‎), Andrew Todd (‎Toddy‎), Neil Bowers (‎NEILB‎), ribasushi +1, Brad Haywood, Anatolie Mazur (‎Mask‎), kevin dawson (‎bowtie‎), Pierre Masci (‎mascip‎), Nicholas Clark, Marco Fontani (‎mfontani‎), Avi Greenbury (‎BigRedS‎), Richard Jelinek (‎TheWhip‎), Graeme Hewson, Nigel Metheringham (‎nigelm‎), Simon Watson, Michael Jemmeson (‎michael‎), David Cantrell (‎DrHyde‎), James Green (‎jkg‎), Dave Cross (‎davorg‎), Wendy Van Dijk (‎woolfy‎), Russell Wheeler, Chris Jack, Tzctyapc, Ben Rogers, Tom Bloor (‎TBSliver‎), Amalia Aida (‎amalia‎), Colin Campbell, Adam Taylor (‎adam-_-‎), Peter Haworth (‎pmh1wheel‎), Pete Barlow, Natalya Shynkaryova, Tom Beresford, Merlyn Kline, John Goodchild, Iain Campbell, James Heald,




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