Blog of Helios: OK, Heads Up Linux, You're On In 5..4..3..2 (Cue Music)...
Jan 04, 2007, 01:45 (1 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to helios for this link.
"It seems that it's hard wired into us... many of us anyway...
the fine ability to skillfully procrastinate. To take our deadlines
and responsibilities to the 'disaster threshold' then in a flurry,
dispatch the task as if it were some insolent heckler doubting our
ability to finish on time. I have not bothered to analyze why, but
it seems that the 'geekiest' of my friends and professional
associates fit into this catagory. It is these people I would ask
to pay particular attention.
"In spite of our technical talents and skills... despite
enviable abilities to add our individual accomplishments to the
Greatest Mass Effort since the Kibbutz; there is something
astounding we have missed... something equally astounding as This
Thing we give to the world. It's not really a matter of missing it.
The old saying of not being able to see the forest for the trees
would apply here I suppose. In an ironic way, I find it