This article runs _hard_ against the self-image of so many programmers. I can understand why so many might be angry with it.
So many coders think they're destined to be recognised for the secret genius that they really are. One day their mediocre bosses will see that they're just far better than their team mates. Simply more creative! Imagine how they must feel if they learn they're far more likely to be a blue-collar worker for the next 40 years...