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Discussion on: The Fear of Effectiveness

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Jan Wedel Author

Yes, absolutely. This is probably the same behavior when people feared they will loose their job because machines or computers in general in the past.
One thing I’ve learned is, that no matter how much you automate as a developer, there will always be enough work but it might be other work.

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Yury

They could also be afraid that if they start doing their job faster they'll only get more work, which is almost inevitable in a world obsessed with productivity

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Jan Wedel Author

Yes, maybe. But it’s never a good advice to make decisions based on fear (except you’re facing a grizzly bear).