A fellow team member sent to me this quote, and it makes me wonder how people-oriented our beloved profession of computer programming is.
"The competent programmer is fully aware of the strictly limited size of his own skull;therefore he approaches the programming task in full humility, and among other things he avoids clever tricks like the plague" -Edsger Dijkstra (pronounced ‘Edstar Dextra’)
Make yourself a favor: read, capitulate and enjoy the manuscripts of Professor Edsger Wybe Dijkstra:
The manuscripts of Edsger W. Dijkstra (1930–2002)
In addition, do not let this article pass you by:
Characterizing People as Non-Linear, First-Order Components in Software Development