"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