Engineers Are Upset They Have to Actually Read

“For I2C, you’ve got 100KHz and 400Khz versions, and often there will be conflicting addresses on the bus that need to be dealt with, requiring the engineer to actually read the data sheets.”

Source: The Trouble with Sensor Interfaces | FierceElectronics

<sarcasm>This is terrible engineers actually having to read a data sheet.</sarcasm>

I get it, management, like the guy quoted above, would like to be able to use closer to minimum wage illiterate bumpkins rather than well paid literate engineers to help the bottom line. Gee I wonder if this kind of thinking is a source of why the quality of engineered products just keeps getting worse.