Saturday, May 9, 2020

Always Choose Stupidity Over Conspiracy, Incompetence Over Cunning

In explaining any puzzling Washington phenomenon, always choose stupidity over conspiracy, incompetence over cunning. Anything else gives them too much credit.
                         -- Charles Krauthammer

Monday, August 12, 2019

Pudder's Law:

Pudder's Law:
        Anything that begins well will end badly.
        (Note: The converse of Pudder's law is not true.)

Managing Technology


Technology is dominated by those who manage what they do not understand.

-- Anonymous

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Whay are People Good

 "If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward,
 then we are a sorry lot indeed."
 -- Albert Einstein

Magic vs Technology

 Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
                -- Arthur C. Clarke

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Conflicting Stories

 When there are two conflicting versions of the story, the wise course
 is to believe the one in which people appear at their worst.
   -- H. Allen Smith, "Let the Crabgrass Grow"