[FoRK] what the hell, facebook

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Thu Jun 20 09:34:06 PDT 2013


On 6/20/13 7:03 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 08:49:24PM -0700, Stephen Williams wrote:
>> On 6/19/13 7:58 PM, Ken Meltsner wrote:
>>> Clearly age discrimination, since I suspect there are lots of young
>>> arrogant people there.
>> The distribution of arrogance skews to youth, don't you think?
> Arrogance is when attitude exceeds ability.
> There's no way for an interviewer to be able
> to gauge that whithout knowing the applicant's
> full accomplishment track.
>
> Of course younger people are more arrogant, they don't
> yet have the limits of their ability charted.
> Dunning-Kruger can diminish with age.

I had forgotten that term, which exactly focused on my point.

sdw



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