Can We Talk? It’s easier to ask for forgiveness than it is to get permission

Good general advice: https://www.themuse.com/advice/can-we-talk-how-to-confront-someone-at-work I am consistently surprised how awesome things tend to be for me, and as far as possible I always go straight to the source and cut to the chase in the interests of maximising everyone’s time. In other words, I assume the wonderful quote from Grace Hopper: It’s easier to ask […]

Technology and bangs and smoke magic – River of thoughts – Part 3

From Harry Potter by the highly acclaimed modern literary genius Joanne Kathleen Rowling: He had never seen a wizard work like this, simply by looking and touching; but Harry had long since learned that bangs and smoke were more often the marks of ineptitude than expertise. – Harry Potter contrasts Albus Dumbledore‘s magical actions in the Horcrux Cave to […]