The IKEA Effect

The IKEA Effect, wherein a person overestimates the value of a thing if they helped build it.

It’s a great skill if one can truly value his work: if it’s crap, just admit it and use (or build!) something better.

The IKEA Effect →

Related quote:

If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

(via @eaton)

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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