Why Accurate Estimations Are Just Not Possible
Estimating a new feature... it's like a little fish swimming toward you.
Here comes the little fish.
Look at the little fish!
The fish is tiny!
I can eat this fish! I'll swallow him in one bite!
Are you sure it's going to be so easy?
Of course it will be easy! This fish is tiny!
But you've been wrong before.
Shut up, voice in my head, this fish is tiny! I'm staring straight at it!
One bite. Munch! Gone! This will be a cinch! It's hardly a fish! Just a dot! A tiny dot! I'll eat the tiny dot!
Here comes the fish!
Wait a second. I'm getting a bad feeling about this.
It's too late. You're committed now.
Here's the fish from side on.
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