Nicholas Clark nick at
Sun May 6 21:30:49 BST 2007

On Sun, May 06, 2007 at 02:06:42AM -0700, Marvin Humphrey wrote:

> The worst telecommuting experience I've had was one where I was given  
> zero guidance and zero supervision.  They trusted me to get my job  
> done, which was cool...  But without consistent human communication  
> expressing expectations, motivation evaporates.  I found it difficult  
> to rouse myself even though in the abstract it was fun work.

This happens to be exactly the reason why I didn't enjoy doing the grant work
for TPF, and hence would now not accept money to work on Perl full time.

Only expressed better than I've ever managed it.

Nicholas Clark

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