Programming requires concentration. Pairing makes concentration impossible. End of story.

I was compelled to do it once for three hours in 2009. I quit my job the next day.

I cannot imagine getting any work done under those conditions.

Code walk-through? Mentoring? Fine.

Programming? No freaking way.

American Software Developer living in Vietnam. Classical musician (guitar, woodwinds), weightlifter, multilingual, misanthrope • XY

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