Where as Planning Fallacy states: the Tendency to underestimate how long a task will take, even when you have actually done the task before effects about 70% of people who suffer from this cognitive bias.
Resolved: add 50% buffer to time estimates.
“The new world will eat the old world” Gary Vee
Sometimes you need fences to let others see that their problem is in their yard and not yours.
“How pathetic it is that such products [Baby Einstein, Classical Baby, Etc…] now appeal to a huge market of people who do not understand that the way to introduce children to music is by playing good music, uninterrupted by video clowns, at home; the way to introduce poetry is by reciting or reading it at bedtime; and the way to instill an appreciation of beauty is not bombard a toddler with screen images of Monet’s Giverny, but to introduce her to the real sights and scents of a garden.” Susan Jacoby
Just in case you haven’t heard of CRISPR, you can now order Genome changes for any species under your control. It is doable to humans too, but the debate is still going.
CRISPR: Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats which allows permanent modification of genes within organisms.
“There are no solutions. There are only trade offs” Thomas Sowel
“We can try to avoid the realty of trade-offs, but we can’t escape them” Greg McKeown
“You either can build a great company or great ideas, but not both” Jim Collins
The real price of something that costs $100 is the effort it takes to make $100 plus life sacrificed during that effort plus the opportunity cost of that effort.
Biologically speaking, nothing is personal.
“If you don’t prioritize your life, someone else will.” Greg McKeown
1. Explore and Evaluate: “Will this activity or effort make the highest possible contribution toward my goal?”
2. Eliminate non-essentials
3. Execute essentials
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the maximum exposure time at
85 dBA: 8 hours.
110 dBA: one minute and 29 seconds
If you must be exposed to noise, it is recommended that you limit the exposure time and/or wear hearing protection. A three dBA increase doubles the amount of noise, and halves the recommended amount of exposure time.
Noise levels above 140dBA can cause damage to hearing after just one exposure.
0 The softest sound a person can hear with normal hearing
10 normal breathing
20 whispering at 5 feet
30 soft whisper
60 normal conversation
110 shouting in ear
130 car revving
noise is physical assault.
Car revving is first degree attempted murder.