Every phenomenon is, below a certain threshold, zero-sum. (This may be the basis of the Second Law of Thermodynamics.)
keywords: life, General Systems Theory, significance, Science, Physics
There is nothing that develops a man’s character more than contending with a specific request and a hard deadline.
“When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.”
— Samuel Johnson
“The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer.”
— Charles Alexandre de Calonne
keywords: courage, bluster, self-confidence, humor
Here is the link to the Wikipedia article on this topic.
Note that text-to-speech (TTS) technology is a special case of this.
keywords: talking, chatbots, playback, text to speech (TTS) technology
Configurability is the escape-route from stovepiping.
keywords: cyberspace, IT, Information Technology, user-friendliness, convenience
A visually-centralized posting (such as on a screensaver) is a declaration.
keywords: purpose, intent, staging, hijacking the narrative
The way that you dispose of packaging is no better than the way that you open the package.
keywords: life, lifestyle, trash
From Pascal’s triangle in justified (left or right) form, the Fibonacci sequence can be read off.
How cool is that?
keywords: Mathematics, fun fact, teaching point
Exude casualness while chasing details.
keywords: advice, life, presentation, foreground, background, diligence, non-plussed, keep calm
– remote parental control over all devices of child (phone, tablet, laptop, whatev)
keywords: safety, security, convenience, obedience
Here is the link.
cf: “Playwrights make nice house pets.”
keywords: life, psychology, behavior, custom, domestication