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Farming vs Mining 

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Wil Shipley on differences in the build to last and build to flip approaches to software development, coming out strongly in favour of the farming approach.

It’s hard to disagree with it; working hard with the modest goal of sustaining yourself is just intuitively a more likeable approach to software development, and to life in general.

This is Simply Jonathan, a blog written by Jonathan Holst. It's mostly about technical topics (and mainly the Web at that), but an occasional post on clothing, sports, and general personal life topics can be found.

Jonathan Holst is a programmer, language enthusiast, sports fan, and appreciator of good design, living in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. He is also someone pretentious enough to call himself the 'author' of a blog. And talk about himself in the third person.