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.