Common Threads – More is Less

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 – 5:26 AM

Software development celebrates the “lazy” programmer – the one who refactors and reuses code. Test Driven Development guides developers to do “the simplest thing possible”.

Similarly climbing recognizes that ascents made with the minium of outside aid and equipment as being more worthy than those completed with outside help (porters and sherpas) and excessive equipment (fixed ropes).

Climbers say “More is Less”.

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