💻 James A. Whittaker, Jason Arbon, Jeff Carollo, How Google Tests Software

“If the feedback takes more than a few minutes, add more machines. CPU hours are cheaper than developer context switches and idle time.”

Those were the times. Now we live in a culture of cost efficiency that sacrifices developer experience without batting an eye. Cloud bills are much more tangible cost than loss of productivity to the average exec. This trend also tells an unpalatable story about the amount of work without impact.