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Estimation is Fractal

In Quotes on 2009.12.24 at 2:12 pm

“…it turns out that estimation is fractal. The more fine-grained you break down the requirements, the more “edges” you will discover. This means that the more detailed you estimate, the more the total will tend towards infinity, simply due to rounding errors and the fear factors that we multiply into fine grained estimates.” — Dan North

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