A Look at Time Estimates


During one of those black periods, I resolved to Never Be That Wrong Again.

Unfortunately, over the course of my career, I’ve learned something pretty hard: I’m always that wrong.

Actually, I’ve learned something even better: we’re all that wrong.

It’s nice to read about someone else experiencing the problems that we all face sometimes. It would be nice if it included some magical solution we can all employ, but I guess just commiserating is almost as good.

Coding, Fast and Slow: Developers and the Psychology of Overconfidence via Dan Milstein

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