added by JavaScript Kicks
3/26/2015 4:09:59 PM


Not for the first time, and certainly not for the last time, technical progress was stymied by collective thoughtlessness today. This thoughtlessness, this inability to see the humans at the other side of the internet, makes the otherwise rewarding experience of releasing and maintaining open source projects immensely stressful. What's worse that, oftentimes, we're essentially on the same side, except for a few trivial differences that our egos won't let us put aside. This thoughtlessness is insidious – you can easily slip into it in the heat of the moment.