Marc Andreessen on Why Coders Hate Dressing Up

“Believe it or not, this goes deep into the interior mentality of the engineer, which is very truth-oriented. When you’re dealing with machines or anything that you build, it either works or it doesn’t, no matter how good of a salesman you are. So engineers not only don’t care about the surface appearance, but they view attempts to kind of be fake on the surface as fundamentally dishonest.”

Marc Andreessen on why coders hate dressing up.

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Published by David A. Kennedy

I work as a Design Director at Automattic on Jetpack, focusing on the front end experience.