02:03 - Laurent Bossavit

03:11 - The Leprechauns of Software Engineering by Laurent Bossavit

04:52 - The 10x Programmer

13:07 - The Custom Defects Curve

15:33 - Leprechauns and Local Truths (Does Needing to Prove Others Wrong = Fear?)

22:53 - The Feedback Cycles

25:09 - Agile, Waterfall, and The Software Crisis

32:30 - Estimations, Calibration and Assessments

38:16 - Starting Points/Research Skills for Identifying Leprechauns

  • 1. Skepticism
  • 2. Curiousity
  • 3. Tenacity

43:14 - The Value of Leprechauns

46:46 - “Most of our job is learning.”

50:44 - The Definition of “Insanity” => Experimentation

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