Author: Rory Nolan
Something that will make life easier in the long-run can be the most difficult thing to do today. For coders, prioritizing the long term may involve an overhaul of current practice and the learning of a new skill. This can be painful for a number of reasons:
- We have to admit to ourselves that we’ve been doing things inefficiently (i.e. wasting time). This makes us feel stupid and fosters a sense of missed opportunity: we could’ve done something cool with the time we’d have saved (e.g. vacation).
- We’re fond of our existing methods, probably because we’re used to them and they’ve served us pretty well thus far.
- Read the full blog post for the rest! https://ropensci.org/blog/2018/04/12/ijtiff/