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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])

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"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 humorous..."

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