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ESM Pairing Study Data

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Studying the experience of Pair Programmers

This is the raw data (after anonymization, and after the removal of freeform fields, out of an abundance of caution, so as not to leak any intellectual property) of a research study that simultaneously sampled pair programmers during a day in their pairing using the Experience Sampling Method. This data is provided as-is, in the hopes that it will be useful for other researchers studying the experience-in-consciousness of software makers. Enjoy!

Timestamp,Pairing,Pairing Sample ID,Pair ID,"When you received the notification, were you pairing?","When you received the notification, who were you pairing with? ","Were you doing this activity alone (e.g., soloing), or with others (e.g., chatting, meeting, playing a game with others)?",How challenging did you find the activity that you and your pair were doing?,Rate your skill level for the activity,How much creativity did the activity require?,Did you wish you were doing something else?,How well were you concentrating on the activity?,Did you find the activity frustrating?,Did you enjoy what you were doing?,My pair and I were in agreement,My pair was really listening to me,I felt safe thinking out loud with my pair,My pair was distracted,I felt safe taking risks in front of my pair,My pair was acting in a respectful way towards me,My pair and I were of one mind,I felt productive with my pair,My pair was frustrating me,My pair's pace was...
Day X Hour 8,,,D7,No,,With Others,4,3,2,5,4,5,3,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 7,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps7,D1,Yes,D2,,5,5,4,1,7,2,7,7,7,7,1,7,7,5,7,2,4
Day X Hour 7,d3-d4,d3-d4-ps4,D4,Yes,D3,,3,5,3,1,7,1,5,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,4
Day X Hour 7,d3-d4,d3-d4-ps4,D3,Yes,D4,,3,7,1,1,4,1,5,7,7,7,3,7,7,5,6,1,4
Day X Hour 7,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps7,D2,Yes,D1,,5,5,3,1,6,2,5,5,6,6,1,7,7,5,5,2,5
Day X Hour 7,,,D6,No,,With Others,2,6,2,4,2,1,3,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 7,,,D8,No,,With Others,6,1,1,5,4,5,2,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 7,,,D5,No,,With Others,7,7,4,6,5,6,5,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 6,,,D4,No,,With Others,1,5,1,1,7,1,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 6,,,D3,No,,With Others,3,7,3,1,6,1,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 6,d7-d8,d7-d8-ps5,D7,Yes,D8,,3,2,2,3,6,2,3,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,2,4
Day X Hour 6,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps6,D1,Yes,D2,,5,6,3,1,7,3,7,7,7,7,1,7,7,4,7,2,4
Day X Hour 6,d7-d8,d7-d8-ps5,D8,Yes,D7,,5,3,4,1,7,3,7,7,7,7,1,6,7,7,6,1,5
Day X Hour 6,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps6,D2,Yes,D1,,5,5,2,1,7,1,7,6,6,7,1,7,7,6,6,1,4
Day X Hour 6,fail,fail,D5,Yes,D6,,7,7,5,5,7,5,4,6,7,7,1,7,7,6,7,5,4
Day X Hour 5,,,D5,No,,With Others,5,7,5,5,7,4,5,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 5,,,D6,No,,With Others,4,6,3,4,6,2,4,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 5,,,D7,No,,With Others,1,4,1,7,5,2,4,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 5,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps4,D1,Yes,D2,,6,6,5,1,7,4,7,6,7,7,1,7,7,4,7,1,4
Day X Hour 5,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps4,D2,Yes,D1,,5,5,3,1,7,1,6,5,6,7,2,7,7,5,5,2,3
Day X Hour 5,d7-d8,d7-d8-ps4,D7,Yes,D8,,3,5,2,4,6,6,3,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,2,4
Day X Hour 5,d7-d8,d7-d8-ps4,D8,Yes,D7,,6,3,4,1,7,5,7,7,6,6,1,6,7,6,6,1,5
Day X Hour 5,d3-d4,d3-d4-ps3,D3,Yes,D4,,2,7,6,1,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,4
Day X Hour 5,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps5,D2,Yes,D1,,5,5,3,1,7,1,7,6,6,7,2,7,7,6,5,1,4
Day X Hour 5,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps5,D1,Yes,D2,,6,6,6,1,7,3,7,5,6,7,1,7,7,3,5,1,4
Day X Hour 5,d3-d4,d3-d4-ps3,D4,Yes,D3,,1,5,3,1,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,4
Day X Hour 5,d5-d6,d5-d6-ps3,D5,Yes,D6,,7,7,7,2,7,4,5,7,7,7,1,7,7,5,7,1,4
Day X Hour 5,d5-d6,d5-d6-ps3,D6,Yes,D5,,3,6,3,4,6,3,3,7,7,6,1,6,7,3,4,1,4
Day X Hour 4,,,D5,No,,With Others,4,7,1,1,7,1,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 4,,,D8,No,,With Others,1,6,1,5,3,4,3,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 4,d3-d4,d3-d4-ps2,D3,Yes,D4,,6,4,5,1,5,1,7,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,4
Day X Hour 4,d3-d4,d3-d4-ps2,D4,Yes,D3,,1,7,1,1,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,5,1,4
Day X Hour 3,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps3,D2,Yes,D1,,5,5,2,1,7,1,6,6,7,7,1,7,7,6,6,1,4
Day X Hour 3,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps3,D1,Yes,D2,,6,6,4,1,7,7,6,7,7,7,1,7,7,4,7,1,4
Day X Hour 3,d3-d4,d3-d4-ps1,D3,Yes,D4,,5,3,5,1,4,6,6,6,6,7,5,7,7,5,6,1,4
Day X Hour 3,d3-d4,d3-d4-ps1,D4,Yes,D3,,3,5,3,3,6,1,6,6,7,7,1,7,7,5,7,1,4
Day X Hour 3,d7-d8,d7-d8-ps3,D7,Yes,D8,,4,5,4,5,6,4,4,6,6,6,2,6,6,6,6,2,4
Day X Hour 3,d7-d8,d7-d8-ps3,D8,Yes,D7,,2,3,2,1,1,4,7,7,5,6,1,6,7,7,7,1,5
Day X Hour 2,d5-d6,d5-d6-ps1,D5,Yes,D6,,7,7,7,1,7,5,6,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,7,2,4
Day X Hour 2,d5-d6,d5-d6-ps1,D6,Yes,D5,,1,6,1,1,5,1,5,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,4
Day X Hour 2,d7-d8,d7-d8-ps1,D7,Yes,D8,,2,6,2,3,6,2,4,6,6,6,3,6,7,6,6,2,4
Day X Hour 2,d7-d8,d7-d8-ps1,D8,Yes,D7,,4,2,2,1,7,5,7,7,7,6,1,5,7,6,6,1,6
Day X Hour 2,fail,fail,D4,No,,Alone,1,7,1,1,5,1,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 2,fail,fail,D3,Yes,D4,,5,4,5,1,6,5,7,7,7,7,1,7,7,5,7,2,4
Day X Hour 2,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps2,D1,Yes,D2,,3,6,1,2,7,2,5,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,2,1,4
Day X Hour 2,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps2,D2,Yes,D1,,2,7,2,4,4,1,4,7,6,7,2,7,7,6,4,1,4
Day X Hour 2,d5-d6,d5-d6-ps2,D5,Yes,D6,,7,7,7,1,7,4,7,6,7,7,1,7,7,5,7,2,4
Day X Hour 2,d5-d6,d5-d6-ps2,D6,Yes,D5,,2,5,2,4,5,2,4,6,6,7,1,6,7,5,3,3,3
Day X Hour 2,d7-d8,d7-d8-ps2,D7,Yes,D8,,2,6,3,3,6,2,4,6,6,6,2,6,6,6,6,2,4
Day X Hour 2,d7-d8,d7-d8-ps2,D8,Yes,D7,,4,2,2,1,7,4,7,7,6,6,1,6,7,7,7,1,5
Day X Hour 1,,,D4,No,,With Others,1,3,1,1,7,1,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 1,,,D3,No,,With Others,1,7,3,1,5,3,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day X Hour 1,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps1,D1,Yes,D2,,2,6,2,2,7,2,2,4,7,7,1,7,7,4,7,1,4
Day X Hour 1,d1-d2,d1-d2-ps1,D2,Yes,D1,,5,4,6,3,6,2,5,6,5,7,1,7,7,4,2,4,4
Day R Hour 8,,,D9,No,,Alone,3,7,4,7,3,2,2,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 8,,,D10,No,,With Others,5,7,7,1,7,1,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 8,d11-d12,d11-d12-ps5,D11,Yes,D12,,3,5,3,2,4,1,6,6,6,6,2,6,7,6,5,1,4
Day R Hour 8,d11-d12,d11-d12-ps5,D12,Yes,D11,,5,6,3,2,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,5,1,4
Day R Hour 7,d9-d10,d9-d10-ps5,D9,Yes,D10,,5,5,7,5,5,6,4,3,6,7,1,7,7,2,2,5,4
Day R Hour 7,d9-d10,d9-d10-ps5,D10,Yes,D9,,5,7,6,1,7,6,7,5,7,7,3,7,7,4,7,4,4
Day R Hour 7,d11-d12,d11-d12-ps4,D12,Yes,D11,,6,6,5,2,7,2,6,7,7,7,2,7,7,6,4,2,4
Day R Hour 7,d11-d12,d11-d12-ps4,D11,Yes,D12,,4,2,3,3,5,4,4,5,6,6,2,6,7,6,6,1,4
Day R Hour 7,,,D8,No,,Alone,1,4,1,1,1,1,6,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 6,d9-d10,d9-d10-ps4,D9,Yes,D10,,7,5,7,3,6,5,3,3,6,7,2,7,7,2,3,5,5
Day R Hour 6,d9-d10,d9-d10-ps4,D10,Yes,D9,,5,6,7,1,7,1,7,4,5,7,1,7,7,1,6,7,4
Day R Hour 6,,,D8,No,,With Others,6,1,2,5,5,4,3,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 6,fail,fail,D11,No,,With Others,1,4,2,3,3,3,3,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 6,fail,fail,D12,Yes,D11,,6,6,5,2,6,2,6,6,6,6,2,6,7,6,4,2,4
Day R Hour 5,d9-d10,d9-d10-ps3,D9,Yes,D10,,7,2,5,1,6,5,3,7,5,7,2,7,7,5,7,2,4
Day R Hour 5,d9-d10,d9-d10-ps3,D10,Yes,D9,,4,7,5,1,7,3,7,4,5,7,1,7,7,1,7,5,4
Day R Hour 5,d6-d8,d6-d8-ps3,D8,Yes,D6,,6,1,4,5,5,5,3,5,5,7,1,6,7,4,2,2,5
Day R Hour 5,d6-d8,d6-d8-ps3,D6,Yes,D8,,5,5,2,5,5,5,1,5,5,7,2,7,7,5,2,1,2
Day R Hour 5,d11-d12,d11-d12-ps3,D11,Yes,D12,,3,4,3,2,3,2,5,6,6,6,2,7,7,6,6,1,4
Day R Hour 5,d11-d12,d11-d12-ps3,D12,Yes,D11,,6,6,4,2,6,1,6,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,6,2,4
Day R Hour 4,d9-d10,d9-d10-ps2,D9,Yes,D10,,4,5,5,2,6,4,5,3,6,7,2,7,7,3,4,1,4
Day R Hour 4,d9-d10,d9-d10-ps2,D10,Yes,D9,,1,7,4,1,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,7,7,5,7,1,4
Day R Hour 4,d6-d8,d6-d8-ps2,D8,Yes,D6,,6,2,3,5,5,5,3,6,5,6,1,6,7,5,4,1,5
Day R Hour 4,d6-d8,d6-d8-ps2,D6,Yes,D8 ,,5,3,5,4,5,2,4,5,5,7,1,5,6,5,4,1,3
Day R Hour 3,,,D9,No,,Alone,5,6,4,2,5,2,6,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 3,,,D10,No,,With Others,7,7,7,1,7,1,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 3,d11-d12,d11-d12-ps1,D11,Yes,D12,,4,2,3,2,6,4,5,5,6,6,2,3,6,5,6,2,4
Day R Hour 3,d11-d12,d11-d12-ps1,D12,Yes,D11,,6,6,4,2,6,5,5,6,6,6,1,6,7,7,5,1,4
Day R Hour 3,,,D9,No,,Alone,4,6,5,1,5,2,5,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 3,,,D10,No,,With Others,7,7,7,1,7,1,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 3,d6-d8,d6-d8-ps1,D6,Yes,D8,,2,6,2,1,6,1,4,7,5,6,1,7,7,6,4,1,4
Day R Hour 3,d6-d8,d6-d8-ps1,D8,Yes,D6,,2,3,2,1,7,2,3,4,7,7,1,6,7,5,4,1,4
Day R Hour 3,d11-d12,d11-d12-ps2,D11,Yes,D12,,3,4,3,2,6,2,6,6,6,6,1,6,6,5,6,2,4
Day R Hour 3,d11-d12,d11-d12-ps2,D12,Yes,D11,,6,6,4,2,7,3,5,7,7,7,2,6,6,6,6,2,4
Day R Hour 2,,,D10,No,,With Others,4,4,4,1,7,1,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 2,,,D9,No,,With Others,3,7,5,1,7,1,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 2,d9-d10,d9-d10-ps1,D9,Yes,D10,,4,7,3,2,7,2,7,6,7,7,2,7,7,7,7,2,4
Day R Hour 2,d9-d10,d9-d10-ps1,D10,Yes,D9,,4,7,4,1,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,4
Day R Hour 1,fail,fail,D10,No,,With Others,3,7,5,1,5,4,4,,,,,,,,,,
Day R Hour 1,fail,fail,D9,Yes,D10 and PM,,5,5,5,4,3,6,3,5,5,3,2,1,5,2,4,2,4
Day N Hour 7,d13-d14,d13-d14-ps4,D14,Yes,D13,,3,2,3,7,6,7,1,3,2,3,2,3,6,2,5,5,4
Day N Hour 7,,,D13,No,,With Others,2,6,4,4,2,6,4,,,,,,,,,,
Day N Hour 7,,,D14,No,,With Others,2,4,5,4,2,3,4,,,,,,,,,,
Day N Hour 6,d13-d14,d13-d14-ps3,D13,Yes,D14,,3,6,2,7,2,6,3,6,7,6,2,7,7,2,3,4,2
Day N Hour 6,d13-d14,d13-d14-ps3,D14,Yes,D13,,1,5,1,7,5,5,2,5,4,5,4,6,6,5,4,3,5
Day N Hour 6,d13-d14,d13-d14-ps4,D13,Yes,D14,,5,6,5,1,6,2,6,3,6,6,2,5,7,2,4,5,2
Day N Hour 5,,,D13,No,,With Others,3,5,4,2,5,2,6,,,,,,,,,,
Day N Hour 5,,,D14,No,,With Others,2,4,6,4,5,3,4,,,,,,,,,,
Day N Hour 3,,,D13,No,,With Others,1,4,1,7,1,7,1,,,,,,,,,,
Day N Hour 3,,,D14,No,,With Others,3,5,5,3,7,2,7,,,,,,,,,,
Day N Hour 2,d13-d14,d13-d14-ps1,D13,Yes,D14,,2,7,1,5,5,4,2,7,7,7,2,7,7,5,3,1,4
Day N Hour 2,d13-d14,d13-d14-ps1,D14,Yes,D13,,2,5,1,7,7,2,3,6,7,7,3,5,6,6,7,1,4
Day N Hour 2,d13-d14,d13-d14-ps2,D13,Yes,D14,,2,6,4,2,6,1,6,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,6,1,3
Day N Hour 2,d13-d14,d13-d14-ps2,D14,Yes,D13,,5,2,2,4,7,1,6,7,7,7,1,7,7,7,7,1,4