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SkillsCast

Deception and Estimation: How We Fool Ourselves

27th February 2012 in London at Skills Matter

This SkillsCast was filmed at Deception and Estimation: How We Fool Ourselves

As humans, we are hardwired for deception — to be overly optimistic about outcomes. In this talk, Linda Rising demonstrates how hard it is for us to see our poor estimating skills and offers practical advice on living and working with the self-deception that is hardwired in all of us.

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Deception and Estimation: How We Fool Ourselves

Linda Rising

With a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the field of object-based design metrics, Linda Rising’s background includes university teaching and industry work in telecommunications, avionics, and tactical weapons systems.

SkillsCast

As humans, we are hardwired for deception — to be overly optimistic about outcomes. In this talk, Linda Rising demonstrates how hard it is for us to see our poor estimating skills and offers practical advice on living and working with the self-deception that is hardwired in all of us.

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About the Speaker

Deception and Estimation: How We Fool Ourselves

Linda Rising

With a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the field of object-based design metrics, Linda Rising’s background includes university teaching and industry work in telecommunications, avionics, and tactical weapons systems.