No, but it’s effective when used sparingly.
Swear words emotionally affect the listener more than normal words and make them more likely to remember what you say.
And it doesn’t hurt anyone.
Public swearing research reveals that swearing is a common conversational practice resulting in no obvious harm.
but first, a little about me...
Microsoft is not the Borg...
is the Borg.
love of coding blockers
But, once the task called for rudimentary cognitive skill, a larger reward led to poorer performance.
150 years of research proves that long hours at work kill profits, productivity and employees
are only fooling themselves
Humans are social beings
Choice of Keyboard and Mouse
Quiet Working Conditions (flow)
GitHub was founded
over some beers.
meetings are waste
no set work hours
automate all the things
take vacation when you need it
This can’t possibly work!
New ideas excite us and move us forward.
We all have something to learn from each other.
*yes, even for aussies
From 1984 to 2006, the number of women majoring in computer science dropped from 37% to 20%
Asked to guess what percentage of FOSS developers are women, mostly people guess a number between 30-45%
The exact figure, though, is even lower: 1.5%
...with every successive level of increased diversity, companies actually appear to do better on all those measures of business performance.