Most problems that we are contemplating today are the same as 2’000 years ago. Here is a guy who posts one or two of Seneca’s thought every week: Letters from a Stoic
Your Problems Are New? Think Again!12. February, 2009
On Blindly Following Advice12. February, 2009
In his post “Thoughts on Developer Testing“, Jay Fields says something which we all need to remember every day (my emphasis):
“Unfortunately, you can’t write better software by blindly following dogma of ‘industry experts’.”
Just as “an eye for an eye” leaves everyone blind, staggering around in a changing environment with your eyes closed shut will not help you getting closer to any goal you might strive for.
A mind is like a parachute: It’s only working when it’s open.