The Sidekick’s Lament

February 8th, 2012 § permalink

Life is all about surprises, you know, like finding out your buddy has Super Powers and that you have a four year old son in Waco, Texas.

The Unfailing Truth of Statistics

December 2nd, 2011 § permalink

Statistics are a wonderful source of misplaced conviction.

Pundit’s First Power Law

November 25th, 2011 § permalink

You can understand the power of the media when you realize that triple cheeseburgers scare us less than Africanized Killer Bees.

The Statistician’s Promise

November 17th, 2011 § permalink

There is nothing in the entire world you can’t prove with the judicious application of bad statistics.

Tunnel’s Factured Vision

November 16th, 2011 § permalink

The longer you stare at a problem, the more likely you are to end up doing something ridiculously stupid.

Error’s Escape Hatch

November 14th, 2011 § permalink

Get through a day without making a great, big pile of bad assumptions and you’re doing pretty well.

The Crafter’s First Law of Social Engineering

September 12th, 2011 § permalink

Most of civilization balances on the effectiveness of crate paper and double-sided tape.

The Designer’s Scratch Pad

September 9th, 2011 § permalink

Product design is the near endless process of replacing complex, clever sounding mistakes with other complex, clever sounding mistakes.

The Fundamental Law of Memory

September 5th, 2011 § permalink

We will casually ignore ten hours of good to dwell on ten seconds of bad.

Waiting To Inhale

September 2nd, 2011 § permalink

We spend an inordinate amount of time sitting around waiting for something good to happen.

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