In Programming, One Is The Loneliest Number

In Programming, One Is The Loneliest Number
Is software development an activity preferred by anti-social, misanthropic individuals who’d rather deal with computers than other people? If so, does it then follow that all software projects are best performed by a single person, working alone?

The answer to the first question may be a reluctant yes, but the answer to the second question is a resounding and definitive no. I was struck by this beautifully written piece which explains the dangers of programming alone:
[Coding Horror]

As always, Coding horror has struck a chord for me. Please read this, you should be able to see why it sat heavily on my heart