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Rands In Repose: Stables and Volatiles - http://www.randsinrepose.com/archives/2012/11/14/stables_and_...
"Stephen, a guy we hired as a temporary contractor to tidy up our database layer, grabbed the greenest of engineers, moved into the ping-pong room, and told the engineer, “We are not leaving this room until we can see the application actually work.”" ‎- alf