Fred Brooks started it all. In The Mythical Man Month, he quotes a study saying individual difference between low and high performers can vary by an order of magnitude Since then this myth of 10x productivity difference has persisted in our industry. Nowadays it's best seen in the use of words like rockstar, guru or … Continue reading 10x


The Brain and Probabilities

The brain is a wonderful machine with an impressive computing power. We can make sense of complex information effortlessly and almost instantly. But it has one big flaw: it does not understand probabilities.When presented with information, the brain tries to explain it by building a coherent story out of it. To do so quickly, it … Continue reading The Brain and Probabilities