They Watched Us With Webcams And Rewrote Our Code!
One of the most frustrating software projects I’ve been on involved webcam spying and finding the people who hired us rewrote our code!
A large company that bought out two young entrepreneurs hired me and other consultants to help them.
But the entrepreneurs didn’t really want help.
Soon it was apparent that they had no desire to listen to our advice, or treat our opinions as worth anything whatsoever!
In this story, I share how software developers can act irrationally when they are under fear of being shown something “they don’t know”.