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“The buddy system is a procedure in which two people, the “buddies”, operate together as a single unit so that they are able to monitor and help each other.” — Wikipedia
The buddy system is used by our military, firemen, police officers, and school children. Programmers even practice what’s termed “pair programming.” The pair work on the same computer, one writing the code and the other reviewing the code as it’s typed.
The main benefit of the buddy system in these instances is likely safety. If one person gets into trouble, the buddy can rescue them. There are […] Read more