I'm not referring here to a bit of a web page, or a hackathon demo. I'm referring to a million plus lines of code based on complex maths. These people need brains the size of a planet nowadays.
Trouble is in dealing with idiots, they are unconstrained by logic or fact. One engineer in my ancient past tried a deal with management, He would make a radar meet its performance targets if they raised the speed of light by about 10%. I'm told one thought they should investigate how to do that