Episode 103: Team Dynamics and Bad Code
A listener named Dan talks about ThanksBot, an internal tool at Facebook to support gratitude.
Dave and Jamison answer these questions:
- I became an engineer because I loved my programming assignments and CS degree. However, at work I’m struggling to contribute beyond competing the tasks assigned to me. How do I participate more in broader technical solutions, process, etc?
- I recently started a new job, and a lot of the existing code is really bad. How can I raise this concern, or make improvements to the code, without offending my teammates who wrote it? Thanks!