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Re: On Hubris

by Ryszard (Priest)
on Apr 19, 2002 at 09:55 UTC ( #160478=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to On Hubris

There is a theory I learnt in computer science a few years back.

It goes something like your confidence level in a particualar area reaches a peak the more you know about it, then falls the more you know, then rises again, kinda like a sideways, back-to-front "S"

Particularly in perl this has been the case for me. I think I'm pretty good, learn some more, look back, and go "geeze that was crap."

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Re: Re: On Hubris
by dws (Chancellor) on Apr 19, 2002 at 16:07 UTC
    There is a theory I learnt in computer science a few years back. ...

    You're probably referring to a general model of learning put forth by Psychologist Virginia Satir. This model describes how we're on a learning plateau, then go through a period of chaos before climbing to a new, higher plateau.

    Here is a short description of the Satir model, with a nifty picture.

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