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Law of the Instrument and Curse of the Programmer

The PodCast at Delphi.org – If you aren’t familiar with the Law of the Instrument, otherwise known as Maslow’s hammer/gavel, or the golden hammer it is often expressed as If your only tool is a hammer, you treat everything as if it were a nail. My understanding is that the law of the instrument means you are limited by instruments or tools you know how to use. For example, if you have a screw, some wood, and a hammer, then you might successfully get the screw into the wood, but a screwdriver would be a better alternative. The law of the instrument also means an obsession with the perfection of the ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Jim McKeeth @ 2018-01-10 23:04

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