So, the other day, my husband and I had a conversation that went something like this:
Him: have you ever heard of Duckie Debugging?
Me: um…does it have anything to do with a classic John Hughes character?
Me: then no.
He went on to explain Rubber Duck Debugging to me. It’s basically a technique where, when programmers are faced with particularly difficult problems, they explain their code to a rubber duck (or another inanimate object). It occurred to me that this would be a great technique for some bar studiers. Does this seem ridiculous? Probably. But that’s also part of why it could work.