Imagine you have to do a simple REST API including 3 endpoints, but in one day, is it ok? Such a small question but with many things into it, it's a cognitive trap, you are evaluating how much you can achieve in a day, your experience with APIs, the tools, the risks and much more things. Your brain has to work a lot to give certain answers, many times without considering all factors. This talk introduces you to the cognitive biases world, exemplified by a developer's life, creating awareness you could be able to avoid many issues in your career!


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Jeroen v.d. Gulik at 11:49 on 1 Oct 2017

Great talk. Well delivered with a lot of humor, while still trying to have a serious undertone. Would love more softtalks by Renato

Ian Smith at 12:05 on 1 Oct 2017

Great soft talk, funny and light-hearted, great for the end of the conf.

Katy Ereira at 13:31 on 1 Oct 2017

Sorry that I missed most of the talk except for the discussions at the end, but really enjoyed that discussion nevertheless! My company has mandatory unconscious bias training for all employees - important stuff. :)

Chris Goosey at 09:30 on 2 Oct 2017

Really enjoyed this talk, was a good one for the last slot at the conference.

Dave Liddament at 20:32 on 2 Oct 2017

Well delivered. Interesting points. I'll certainly change how I frame conversations about time taken for certain tasks.