Wife, this morning: “You look like that guy from Back to the Future.”

Me: wonders if she means Marty (portrayed by the dashing and youthful Michael J. Fox), or…

passes mirror

…aha, Doc Brown.

This is a remarkable insight:

Trying to eliminate slack causes work to expand. There’s never any free time because we always fill it.

From Efficiency is the Enemy. Irony: I need to create some slack time to read more from Tom DeMarco.

Yesterday I woke up to my iPhone stuck in a reboot loop. Eventually I had to restore from Saturday’s backup to get it back to normal. (This is iOS 14, fully updated.)

Four hours later, my day could begin.

The line separating devious and clever is extremely thin and it lies in the eye of the observer.