While the title screams link bait, Brixen has authored an excellent article on how we should be more skeptical and scientific in our approach to programming and technology in general.
Highlights include the need for criticism and conflict to advance ideas forward, avoiding logical fallacies such as appealing to authority, and taking an honest look at ourselves and our motivations.
I'm especially interested to see what everyone thinks about his assertion, "Programming is a behavioral science." Perhaps we can discuss this during Thursday's Social Gathering.
by Shane Emmons
April 10, 2012