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Discussion on: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?

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Travis Simpson

Just skimming the thread, maybe I missed it already stated somewhere but I just want to leave my thought here:
"10x" is a marketing term. Nothing more, nothing less. It is used to market and sell tools/books/materials etc. to target markets for a quick buck, and it works. Take for instance the amount of attention this one post has/is generating already. Tons of free/easy marketing and advertising to rile up people and encourage them to buy a product somewhere so they "can become a 10x engineer", meanwhile hurting good engineers that don't fall under these stereotypes by making them less appealing to potential employers.

Just going to reiterate here 10x === Market Term.