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Availability Heuristic and Representativeness Bias: How to deal with it as Developer

Availability heuristic was first introduced in 1973 by psychologists Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman in the paper titled “Availability: A Heuristic for Judging Frequency and Probability.” Tversky and Kahneman explain that the availability heuristic is a product of human nature to rely on information that is readily available—information that is easily recalled from memory. The...

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Why does software need maintanence?

This post is from Oliver Dixon and originally appeared on the Polydelic blog After delivering a fantastic platform, many folks think that’s it. Fraid not. You see, those platforms need to be maintained! But why? In the development world, the software is continually updating. Software is made of thousands of individual libraries and frameworks. Those...

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Towards a Proxemics Driven Software Architecture

We’ve build software for decades now. Starting with running software on remote mainframes and providing access via (dumb) terminals we moved toward personal computing where most of the computing activities happened locally on the desktop of the computer (aka the personal computer revolution). Spreadsheets are a wonderful example for this: from the mid-1960s onwards software...

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