Software Engineers: What are the pros and cons of your engineering culture?

Pros:

  1. Feeling that anything is possible
  2. Striving for excellence
  3. Insatiable curiosity
  4. Never settling / accepting the status quo
  5. Desire to always improve & learn more
  6. Great conversations
  7. More liberal world-view (generalization being made here)
  8. Incredible loyalty if you earn trust
  9. Building things from scratch that really can change the world

Cons:

  1. "Brogramer"
  2. The pressure to feel like you have to work 12+ hours a day to be successful
  3. The need to stay current with technology that changes every quarter
  4. Sexism
  5. Ageism
  6. Large egos
  7. Feeling entitled
  8. Being a bit out of touch with the rest of the country / world
  9. Not always so family friendly

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