argumate:

nostalgebraist:

[image: me, next to “dog shaming”-style note which reads “I spent two hours trying to prove that A=B in the general case without first computing A and B in a simple test case”]

[I spent an hour optimising code for speed without testing for correctness first]

[I called two other programmers over and we spent a collective 45-60 minutes before realizing I was calling the overloaded constructor with the wrong argument.]

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