• Archives

  • Topics

  • Meta

  • The Boogeyman - Working Vacation
  • Coming Home
  • Quest To the North
  • Via Serica
  • Tales of the Minivandians
  • Join the NRA

    Join the NRA!

Thought for the Day

Competition is good.  For example, if you make something idiot proof, the world will breed a better idiot.

Discuss…..

Previous Post

5 Comments

  1. I deal with THAT every #$^%$ day… sigh

  2. When I did engineering, I was told by someone with many years of experience.

    “There is no such thing as “idiot proof”….period. Do try tho make things “idiot resistant”, but you cannot make them “idiot proof”….some people could fuck up an anvil if you left them naked with it.

  3. Suz bates

     /  August 18, 2015

    Making better idiots…is that another definition of progress(ives)??
    Enquiring minds want to know… 🙂

    Suz

  4. I think a better lesson is that anything that is, to any serious degree, idiot-proof will be so unwieldy as to be useless.

%d bloggers like this: