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What skill does programming teach you most?   [Edit]

Survey period: 14 Mar 2011 to 21 Mar 2011

Software development endows its practitioners with an interesting set of skills. Which do you feel summarise your abilities best?

OptionVotes% 
Logical thinking71880.67
Naming (you are the human thesaurus)9710.90
Organisation25628.76
Creative / lateral thinking47353.15
Client negotiation10712.02
Seeing problems from all angles44449.89
The ability to think of all worst case scenarios37842.47
A brain that can juggle 20 conflicting concepts at once25628.76
A heightened awareness of one's own Godlike abilities18220.45
Other677.53
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

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GeneralEye for detail Pin
Mycroft Holmes19-Mar-11 23:32
professionalMycroft Holmes19-Mar-11 23:32 
GeneralProgramming thought me every problem solved.... Pin
Snoepie16-Mar-11 9:09
Snoepie16-Mar-11 9:09 
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OriginalGriff17-Mar-11 7:09
mveOriginalGriff17-Mar-11 7:09 
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Snoepie17-Mar-11 7:22
Snoepie17-Mar-11 7:22 
GeneralOnly 130 of us... Pin
#realJSOP16-Mar-11 4:36
mva#realJSOP16-Mar-11 4:36 
GeneralRe: Only 130 of us... Pin
Tomz_KV16-Mar-11 7:25
Tomz_KV16-Mar-11 7:25 
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Indivara16-Mar-11 12:29
professionalIndivara16-Mar-11 12:29 
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PIEBALDconsult16-Mar-11 18:09
professionalPIEBALDconsult16-Mar-11 18:09 
GeneralRe: Only 130 of us... Pin
Keith Barrow18-Mar-11 12:58
professionalKeith Barrow18-Mar-11 12:58 
GeneralRe: Only 130 of us... Pin
Soulus8318-Mar-11 13:56
Soulus8318-Mar-11 13:56 
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Steve Mayfield19-Mar-11 12:10
Steve Mayfield19-Mar-11 12:10 
GeneralRe: Only 130 of us... Pin
Mycroft Holmes19-Mar-11 23:30
professionalMycroft Holmes19-Mar-11 23:30 
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RomTibi20-Mar-11 1:53
RomTibi20-Mar-11 1:53 
GeneralHabilities Pin
Joan M15-Mar-11 12:20
professionalJoan M15-Mar-11 12:20 
GeneralRe: ln 'ertford, 'ereford and 'ampshire 'urricanes 'ardly ever 'appen Pin
Indivara16-Mar-11 3:59
professionalIndivara16-Mar-11 3:59 
GeneralRe: ln 'ertford, 'ereford and 'ampshire 'urricanes 'ardly ever 'appen Pin
Joan M16-Mar-11 5:05
professionalJoan M16-Mar-11 5:05 
GeneralRe: ln 'ertford, 'ereford and 'ampshire 'urricanes 'ardly ever 'appen Pin
Indivara16-Mar-11 12:19
professionalIndivara16-Mar-11 12:19 
GeneralRe: ln 'ertford, 'ereford and 'ampshire 'urricanes 'ardly ever 'appen Pin
Joan M16-Mar-11 12:25
professionalJoan M16-Mar-11 12:25 
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iris.frigole16-Mar-11 8:59
iris.frigole16-Mar-11 8:59 
In catalan and other latin languages, abilities is spelled with an h, that is why
GeneralRe: ln 'ertford, 'ereford and 'ampshire 'urricanes 'ardly ever 'appen Pin
Joan M16-Mar-11 12:27
professionalJoan M16-Mar-11 12:27 
GeneralAccountancy isn't boring, it's just less stressful Pin
Peter Mulholland15-Mar-11 2:21
Peter Mulholland15-Mar-11 2:21 
GeneralGoogling, Plagarism, Cut n Pasting Pin
flurbius14-Mar-11 18:45
flurbius14-Mar-11 18:45 
GeneralRe: Googling, Plagarism, Cut n Pasting Pin
Bon-Ton15-Mar-11 5:57
Bon-Ton15-Mar-11 5:57 
GeneralRe: Googling, Plagarism, Cut n Pasting Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic15-Mar-11 11:32
Nemanja Trifunovic15-Mar-11 11:32 
GeneralRe: Googling, Plagarism, Cut n Pasting Pin
Albert Holguin15-Mar-11 19:30
professionalAlbert Holguin15-Mar-11 19:30 

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