What imposter did this?

March 25, 2022
Have you ever suffered from imposter syndrome? Have you also ever thought "what idiot did this?"

Have you ever suffered from imposter syndrome? I sure have. Especially at a new job. I always feel a bit out of my depth.

But you know what else happens a lot at a new job?

I find myself looking at code and thinking “What idiot did this?”

How ironic.

I have the confidence to critique code that was clearly done by someone with less experience than me at this new job… and at the same time I’m afraid I don’t have enough experience to edit the code.


Maybe I’m not the imposter I think I am.

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