I first watched this talk last year and thought “wow this guy doesn’t understand engineering”, then actually talked to a bunch of “real” engineers and realized that no he actually got it pretty dead on.
Thanks for posting. It’s really good. I’m tempted to summarize or just dump my notes, but I don’t think I could do it justice. Instead, some teasers, for others like myself who are reluctant to watch hour-long video talks:
Wanted to add it to my “watch later” list and found it is already on there. Probably for quite a while.
Great talk! The article ‘What is Software Design’  that is mentioned has had a great influence on me, in clarifying what it is that I am, and should be, doing every day.
That link 404s, for me.
Can’t edit that link any more, but apparently I managed to copy-paste a non-prontable tailing character in there. Should be https://www.developerdotstar.com/mag/articles/reeves_design.html
If you find the article interesting, the next logical step is Peter Naur’s Programming as Theory Building