Titles Are Toxic

Titles place an unfortunate absolute professional value on individuals
  • Michael Lopp


You have a job and it has a name—a name of convenience. It exists so that when someone asks, “What do you do?” you can simply say, “I am a software engineer” rather than saying, “Well, there are these things called computers and computers run software and humans write software and I am one of those humans.”.


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© Michael Lopp 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Lopp
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  1. 1.Los GatosUSA

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