101 reputation
4
bio website
location
age
visits member for 1 year
seen Mar 14 at 18:51

Selected Words of Wisdom


  • Perfect is the enemy of good. Often 20% of the effort will produce 80% of the desired result (the Pareto Principle).
  • The devil is in the details. Make a proof-of-concept to ensure that you haven't overlooked a detail that will derail your project.
  • Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.
  • Capers Jones: High-quality software is not expensive. High-quality software is faster and cheaper to build and maintain than low-quality software, from initial development all the way through total cost of ownership.

Personal Productivity 4,056 rep 1526
Stack Overflow 837 rep 21231
Parenting 280 rep 110
Super User 262 rep 311
Sustainable Living 261 rep 6

12 Votes Cast

all time   by type  
12 up 10 question
0 down 2 answer