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Discussion on: What's the one thing you would like to change in tech

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Carlton Upperdine

More humility. There is a massive ego problem in our industry, and people are afraid of being wrong to the point that it’s stifling discussions.

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Brandin Chiu

I'd like to see a bit more confidence from our newer Devs too.

The poles are too far apart. We have two many large egos AND too many perfectly qualified developers lacking the confidence to succeed.

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Carlton Upperdine

I find that there’s often a link between ego and low confidence. You get these fresh grads that have been told all their life how intelligent they are, and the thought of being told that they are wrong absolutely terrifies them.