The Curse of Knowledge with Eric Arellano and Nick Grisafi

Season 3, Episode 69,   Mar 07, 2022, 05:23 PM

On this episode of the Humans of DevOps, Jason Baum is joined by Eric Arellano and Nick Grisafi. They discuss the "curse of knowledge" and how to overcome it, the Pantsbuild project, pigs and more!

Topics discussed:
  • The curse of knowledge concept. Is it a good thing or bad?
  • Examples of the curse of knowledge
  • How does it impact the software development process?
  • How do you apply the Buddhist concept of a beginner’s mind to help overcome the curse of knowledge?
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Eric Arellano (they/them), software engineer, Toolchain Labs @EArellanoAZ
Eric Arellano is a software engineer focused on empowering developers to build at scale through the open source Pantsbuild project. Eric is also a volunteer crisis counselor for LGBTQ youth and an aspiring pig parent.

Nick Grisafi (he/him), software engineer, Rippling @ngrisafi
Nick Grisafi is a Software Engineer with a strong passion for DevOps and scaling processes with automation. On the side, you may find Nick exploring the great outdoors with his dog or tinkering with DIY projects.

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