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Sarah Mei
+ Your AuthorsArchive @sarahmei Software engineer & founder of @RailsBridge and @LivableCode. Currently stirring the pot at @SalesforceUX. She/her. ✨Twitter at the speed of parenting✨ Dec. 21, 2020 1 min read

Ah yes, the old “untested mess of conditionals” algorithm. I know it well

This describes 99% of codebases in production

Literally every software problem in the world is due to “an error in the algorithm.”

Saying that, in response to public outcry over a software problem, is 100% meaningless.

They wrote a mess of conditionals and they didn’t test it. One wonders if Stanford software engineers labor under the illusion that they’re too smart to write shitty software.

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