I spent the first half of my career building software as an individual. Initially the applications and projects I worked on were small, so there wasn’t a lot of potential for stepping on others’ toes. And collaborating with others? Why would I do that? Programming seemed a solo sport. I was content with sitting in a cube or office by myself, head down and focused on my problem.
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