Educated guesswork is no substitute for thoughtful observation.
Your best software product has zero lines of code, and after that it gets worse.
Returning from work feeling inspired, safe, fulfilled and grateful is a natural human right to which we are all entitled and not a modern luxury that only a few lucky ones are able to find.
It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.
It’s pointless to look for evil people; look instead for evil systems.
Doing things you don’t enjoy reduces your effectiveness.
First you learn the value of abstraction, then you learn the cost of abstraction, then you’re ready to engineer.
It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some portion of the neglect of science in England, may be attributed to the system of education we pursue.
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects
Dans les situations critiques, quand on parle avec un calibre bien en pogne, personne ne conteste plus. Y’a des statistiques là-dessus.