Great Adages

Amara’s law — “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run”. Gall’s law — “A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a

Czars and Engineers

Here is a story from a senior level Chrysler person … via Slick Monday morning I attended a breakfast meeting where the speaker/guest was David E. Cole, Chairman of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), an Engineer with 40+ years

There are No Silver Bullets

I would suggest reading this little blurb by the author of the book “Predictably Irrational”.  This article is the quintessential example of what engineers understand, and what politicians do not: There are no “Silver Bullets” — Only challenging Trade-offs. Mayor Bloomberg

Fish Oil Good for the Heart

A recent study supported by the American College of Cardiology shows that Omega-3 Fatty Acids from fish or fish oil supplements help prevent cardiovascular diseases in healthy individuals.  In addition, the fish oil also reduces the incidence of cardiac issues in