The Myth of 10X Developers

Legendary 10X developers: mythical creatures. Unicorns of the tech world, feeding on beer and pizza, writing thousands of lines of code per day.

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10X developers aren’t real!

This myth of hyper-productivity hurts many developers, especially for those who try to compare their long-term productivity with the one achieved in short periods of time (hackathons, all-nighters, etc.). Realistically, working day and night isn’t sustainable in the long run and could even lead to them feeling burnt out in no time. Working day and night isn’t sustainable in the long run and leads to quick burnout.

Software engineer, entrepreneur, geek. Second time founder, working on Birdslate: https://birdslate.com. YT: https://www.youtube.com/c/AlbertKozlowski

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