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We engineers sometimes love beauty too much.

Sometimes, we build things that are technically beautiful because we appreciate them, even though they aren't actually the right solutions to the problems at hand.




You call it beauty, but to me a pile of unnecessary abstractions (and the associated boilerplate) is just ugly. It can be fun to design and build, kinda like goldberg machines, but I wouldn't decorate my home or art with such things.

Simple, small, short.. now that's where I see beauty.




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