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comment How do quick & dirty programmers know they got it right?
@ChristianStewart From a purely mathematical standpoint, your assertion would be correct. However, in practice, a perception of consequence being zero would not negate the weight of the probability x actual consequence. The perception is placed into the formula to account for organizational fears that often influence mitigation decisions. The lack of such fear does not lessen the actual probability or consequences. Thus, one should assume that perception is always at least equal to 1 (since it can magnify but not negate in any way actual risk)
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comment How do quick & dirty programmers know they got it right?
+1 for "the impact of failure is low." My favorite mathematical risk calculation is risk = actual consequence of failure x probability of failure x perceived consequence of failure (In my experience, the perceived risk the stakeholders often get stuck on)
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comment How do quick & dirty programmers know they got it right?
Considering this post, I do wonder if SE itself has, at times, taken shortcuts to get things done...
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answered How do quick & dirty programmers know they got it right?
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comment Is there a canonical book on Android Development?
What is your level of experience in other programming languages? That often plays a huge part in choosing a good programming book for a given language or platform.
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comment How to be up to date with the LAMP platform?
Dr. Dobb's Journal Web Dev Channel is a useful resource that reports on a lot of exciting developments in web development. All the material isn't LAMP specific, but it is sometimes.
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comment Progressing past CRUD applications in PHP?
@AdrianoVaroliPiazza You're right. I changed the wording from "troll" to "lurk"
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revised Progressing past CRUD applications in PHP?
Replaced "troll" with "lurk" per suggestion.
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answered Progressing past CRUD applications in PHP?
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answered Where can I find inspiration for a good user interface?
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answered Any good resources for a non-technical guy to learn software project management?