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Discussion on: What is a type of "overconfidence" you have observed in developers?

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Yoandy Rodriguez Martinez

As all bad things, it comes in 3:

1.The "Too Senior To Learn" Syndrome, there are a lot of senior developers in my team (myself included) and some of them just discard everything junior devs says, they don't even bother to double check.

  1. The "I have a degree in CS", as an Engineer I had to deal with this a lot. Once someone insisted to explain to me the Linux startup process while I was writing an installer for my Gentoo based distro. The whole thing was hillarious.
  2. The "This Is a Boys Club". A culture that, sadly, still prevails.