Tags: Practopian

Model II Decision-Making

We don't even own suits

Entertain a Thought

Model II Values

Cockpits with Instruments Controlled by Gremlins

The Four-Fold Way

We Need a Place to Stand

Careful, thoughtful, small, practical efforts

Real Creation is Sloppy

The hedgehog and the fox

Seeing the Bigger Picture from Multiple Angles

The Power of Thought

Simplicity and Complexity

A First-Rate Intelligence

The Supreme Goal of All Theory

Faster Horses

Every Body cries, a Union is absolutely necessary

Thinking's a Dizzy Business

Daily Acts of Trivia

The Other Side of Complexity

Successful Planning

Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation

Good Management is Like The Beatles

When you can measure what you are speaking about

Solution Reuse


Ten Commandments for Teachers

ESPN president meets Steve Jobs

Great minds discuss ideas

Learning from Experience

Progress Depends on the Unreasonable Man

The Trick in Keeping Bands Together

Small and Obscure Deeds

Dreams Come True

A Coke is a Coke

Shareholder Value

Do the Right Thing

Everybody Has Some Important Pieces of the Truth


The Art of Progress

Price of Success

Levels of Development

Those Sharp, Scratchy, Harsh, Almost Unpleasant Guys

A Work Ethic Gone Mad

Relieving Ignorance

The Columbia Disaster

Preparing Managers to Manage

Behind the Times

What do you mean, six months?

Progress Depends on Retentiveness

The Celestial Teapot

Men Fear Thought

We Like to Think of Ourselves as Winners

Open Source Development Styles

Postel’s Law

Freedom of Expression in Business

The Makers of Things

Quality Matters

Hard Discipline of Reasonableness and Honesty

Integrity and Conviction

Easy Solutions

The Ultimate Democracy

The Philosophy of Jazz

Intellectual Debate

Plot, Plan, Calculate or Postulate

We Must Respect the Other Fellow's Religion

The Challenge of Swing

My conscience got the best of me

Introduction of a new order of things

Serviceable Things, But Not Great Things

The Enormous Extension of our Being

More Popular than Jesus

The Discomfort of Thought

Steve Jobs Ideals

Technology married with the humanities

Where the Puck is Going to Be

We have wonderful arguments

The Underlying Principle of the Problem

Torturing the Data

Little things seen largely

The Change Dilemma

Simplicity as a Design Goal

Merely a Muddle

Conventional Views

Only Connect

Minute Particulars

Cost of Education

Déjà Vu All Over Again

Nirvana Antipattern

Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

Conservatives and Progressives

Vital and Significant Forms of Art

The difference between construction and creation

Taking a Fence Down

We are Doing our Best

Work, Soul and Life

Artful Making

A Dark Procession

The Status of Each as an Amateur

Fuzzy Concept