Though the numbers fluctuate slightly year to year, only about 10% of the engineering workforce in the UK are female.
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As software engineers we are called to make decisions. I would go as far as saying that most of our work revolves around it. From naming to choosing technologies, from picking the most appropriate conventions to outlining the best team process. Decision making is thus so deeply and subtly rooted in our craft that we often forget about its implications. What I want to explore today is the ability to settle for the lower end of the spectrum, i.e. choosing the simplest option and why you should give it more than a fleeting thought.