Failure Rates Link

These two posts are such a nice discussion of failure. It’s amazing that we are able to even keep ourselves alive.

Probability of Failure by Dr. Drang

Failure State by Eddie Smith

Three take home points for my everyday work:

  1. It’s easy to annoy an engineer.
  2. Sociologists are our best defense against engineers.
  3. I don’t use the expression “woodshedding” enough.