re: What is a type of "overconfidence" you have observed in developers? VIEW POST

re: I see this in the form of the expert beginner. When you stop learning or think you know it all, you fall into the expert beginner phase. Until one ...

This goes hand in hand with the Dunning-Kruger effect which was brilliantly put by Socrate where he basically said: "You're more knowledgeable when you know what you don't know".

Additionally to that, in those days, the notion/concept of admitting one's ignorance (ie. saying "I don't know") is more often than not a source negative criticism and what not.

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