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New Programmer's Survival Manual by Joshua D. Carter

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Tip 30Identify Corporate Antipatterns
White Belt[​​White Belt] Keep a watchful eye for stupidity—it could strike at any moment.

You may have heard of programming design patterns, where people have identified recurring patterns of programming solutions that have proven useful. This section is the opposite, a collection of recurring patterns of business practices that have often proven counterproductive, misinformed, or downright stupid.

You won’t be able to fix these yourself; problems at this scale can take years and many hands to build. I document these as a warning, in the same way that wilderness survival guides include pictures of poisonous plants.

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