The very best code written in this century was written for the space shuttle. And the folks who wrote it worked 40 hour weeks.
Joe: why do we have everyone on the call – but no one that can handle the issue
the only person that needs to be on this call is the admin
Joe: yes – but retarded
Bob: i know…. I just don’t understand why no essential people join the meeting
almost like we subscribe to communal troubleshooting
Joe: brutal….but retarded
The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum – even encourage the more critical and dissident views. That gives people the sense that there’s free thinking going on
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
He reduces height and spots a man down below. He lowers the balloon further and shouts to get directions, “Excuse me, can you tell me where I am?”
The man below says: “Yes. You’re in a hot air balloon, hovering 30 feet above this field.”
“You must work in Information Technology,” says the balloonist.
“I do” replies the man. “How did you know?”
“Well,” says the balloonist, “everything you have told me is technically correct, but It’s of no use to anyone.”
The man below replies, “You must work in management.”
“I do,” replies the balloonist, “But how’d you know?”
“Well”, says the man, “you don’t know where you are, or where you’re going, you expect me to be able to help. You’re in the same position you were before we met, but now it’s my fault.”