But we know there is No Silver Bullet, so it couldn’t have created more moments where you finally solve your hard problems (“essential complexity”). Instead, it has created many opportunities to beat problems you wouldn’t have in another environment (“accidental complexity”) and made it fun to beat them.
Another way this pressure releases is by writing technical blog posts. Which is to say, I have an important deadline for tomorrow morning. OK, OK, getting back to work.
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_Silver_Bullet, probably the most important software engineering essay you’ll ever read