Category: Asides

My short micro blog entries of 280 characters or less.

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The map room scene in Raiders would be very boring if it didn’t have John Williams’ score, which elevates the scene to one of the best in the movie.

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Whenever you can, swap “Let’s think about it” for “Let’s decide on it.” Commit to making decisions. Don’t wait for the perfect solution. Decide and move forward.

— Rework (pg. 77)

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Less is a good thing. Constraints are advantages in disguise. Limited resources force you to make do with what you’ve got. There’s no room for waste. And that forces you to be creative.

— Rework (pg 67)

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Workaholics miss the point, too. They try to fix problems by throwing sheer hours at them. They try to make up for intellectual laziness with brute force. This results in inelegant solutions.

— Rework (pg 25)

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I’m watching Christmas Vacation for the 9th time in 2018.

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I’m watching Christmas Vacation for the 8th time in 2018.

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I’m watching Christmas Vacation for the 7th time in 2018.

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I’m watching Christmas Vacation for the 6th time in 2018.

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I’m watching Christmas Vacation for the 5th time in 2018.

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I’m watching Christmas Vacation for the 4th time in 2018.