We should be ok with ourselves and others saying this.
When a company has a platform or API that it wants outside developers to create cool stuff on, it will sometimes create a developer relations group. This group will help developers get what they need. What about custom dev shops that already have a host of developers? Who’s watching these developers’ backs?
I recently finished reading a great book by Daniel Pink, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. Naturally, I wanted to determine what my coming destiny was. I guess I already knew that if I painted the closet, I would be my wife’s hero and would get to enjoy some succulent dinner in order to recupe my energy. And I believe that in the (perhaps) distant future, unless I meet an unexpected end, we can all attain great reward and glory. But, in terms of a decade from now, wondering how my career would look and what kind of skills would be appreciable to employers, I picked up this book. How right-brained am I? And how does one go about ruling?