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Productivity is a measure of output from a production process, per unit of input.

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I haven't done this, but I have spent some time thinking about how I'd respond if challenged on my use it during work hours. My approach would be to use examples. Here's a really nasty problem I ran …
answered Jul 15 '11 by BlairHippo
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Sometimes, the things I have to do for my job are interesting and engaging. Sometimes, they aren't. Occasionally, they really aren't. Do you have any particular strategies or tricks for dealing wit …
asked Sep 1 '10 by BlairHippo
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Smug superiority. I'm only half-joking. "Look at me, cultivating good programming habits! This 'unit testing' stuff is something Me From Ten Years Ago never would have done -- what a fool! And jus …
answered Sep 9 '10 by BlairHippo
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I once worked with a contractor whose entire lifestyle was enabled by her laptop. Her worldly possessions could fit into a couple of bags -- and one of those possessions was a Mac laptop, which for h …
answered Sep 13 '10 by BlairHippo
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This question is the equivalent of "My husband threatens me with violence every time I speak, blows all our money on crack, on-line poker, and paid sexual favors from neighborhood eighth-graders, and …
answered Dec 29 '10 by BlairHippo
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Talk to them about it. Go into the conversation with the attitude of "They're not doing this to annoy me or because they have some form of obsessive-compulsive disorder; they're trying to make my cod …
answered Sep 15 '10 by BlairHippo