The world is full of problems: diseases, corruption, violence, disasters…. There are some professions in this world whose practitioners can be considered heroes that help to treat those problems: They can be doctors, police, fire brigades, NGOs…
In software development, there could also be "heroes", but they might not be what it looks like.
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- They can be the ones who can help saving a burning production issue with a short-term (hack) solution, providing a fix when no one else can. However, they don't care about the long-term implications or to fix the root cause of the problem.
- They can be the only ones to know about the specifics of something, providing the information for those who seek it. But they don't have the habit of sharing that information, which increases their