Hindsight bias: unobvious effects of (in Software Engineering)

Hindsight bias: unobvious effects of (in Software Engineering)

TL;DR Hindsight bias is fascinating - it comes easier & easier to fool ourselves the more time passes by. We make things appear easier than they were (& are), ignore the changes of the context on the way (by judging everything from today's perspective), in some cases we even undervalue our past achievements, because time has cured our wounds & we've forgotten how hard it was to obtain them. I've identified 3 particular cases I keep seeing in Software Engineering industry - hopefully speaking openly about them (hence realizing them) is the 1st step to prevent their effects. Just…

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