inessential by Brent Simmons

What I Don’t Get About Year-End Retrospectives

If you care enough about a topic — the Apple ecosystem, for example — then you’ve paid attention all year and you know about really big iPhones, the Apple Watch, and Yosemite.

You don’t need a year-end retrospective to remind you about any of these things. Those things just happened.

I’m not spending the month of December reviewing all the code I wrote this year. I’m writing new code.