Different people have different psychologies. This seems almost too obvious to be true, but it is surprising how many people don't properly understand it. My favorite description of how peopleparticularly programmersdiffer is in chapter 15 of Bruce Tognazzini's book Tog on Interface: When Sensories drive to work, they are aware of the birds, the trees, the hills turning green. They notice a cow lowing in the field. [...] Intuitives live in their own private universe, depending on an internal model of external events. [...] When Intuitives drive to work, they watch the tectonic plates, deep in the earth's crust,…
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