Refactored 035: "Situational Awareness"

Wherein Frank hates all the humanity, and Chris panders to the audience.

published Aug 24, 2021
Show Notes

Refactored #035: “Situational Awareness”

On this episode of Refactored…

  • Chris spends far too much time kvetching about how Plex broke PiP on iOS. Is there a hidden lesson about reading the room? You decide.
  • Frank drops this glorious truth bomb: “Don’t look for the presence of compliments, look for the absence of complaints.”
  • The guys (after some argumentation) agree - don’t be a putz, learn to READ THE ROOM, pal.
  • Frank is trying to talk about how cool programming can be, but Chris can’t get his mind out of the gutter.
  • Chris doesn’t not agree with Frank (!) - if you’re working with other humans, you need to be okay with lack of clarity.
  • Always maintain a list of your accomplishments, for your own future reference.
  • Frank gets a legitimate email, which he actually wanted! But Chris has been pushed to block “people” outright.
  • Frank promotes the genius behind the NewEgg Shuffle.
  • … and much more!

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