Thoughts on Development Time Estimation

Estimating development time is similar to the coastline paradox. The more detailed your project description gets, the longer you estimation will be. You start with “building a blog will take me 20 hours”, then go to “OK actually I will need 10 hours for the data structure, 10 hours for a way to create posts and 10 hours for the actual website”. For each of this estimations you will end up with more hours needed the further you break them down.
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Loss of Attribution

The digitalisation of the world and the Internet changed the rules in many, if not all, fields. One major change I just realised is the loss of attribution. I often made these errors when in contact with opinions that I didn’t share. When it came to my personal views and groups I feel associated to, I felt mistreated or misunderstood if people made general claims about such group. Before the internet it was relatively easy to attribute an action or statement to an organisation, such as a political party or a state.
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