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No one truly knows his own beginning


If one does not know to which port one is sailing, it don’t really matter how fucking fast the sail boat is.

—Jabe (after Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

Dear websites of the world.

If I spend more time in the first 2 mins of interacting with your website swatting away various pop over “offers”…

I’m a bounce out.

It isn’t just like… isolated silos...

It is a NETWORK of silos...

it is a SELF-REENFORCING network of silos.

Too many managers thinking:

I need to go faster to achieve my strategy… lets get me some agile/devopishness!

Too few managers thinking:

I have a reasonably mature agile/devopsish practice going on… what strategies does that unlock for us?

...a “common denominator” definition of strategy might be:

How systems or individuals go about closing the gap between a current condition or position and a desired future state.


We cannot understand without wanting to understand, that is, without wanting to let something be said... A kind of anticipation of meaning guides the effort to understand from the very beginning.


"The more language is a living operation, the less we are aware of it. Thus it follows from the self-forgetfulness of language that its real being consists in what is said in it.

Why did you build that feature?

Why did you build that service offering?

Transitionary dynamics to consider.

If we assume all these habitats are equal… what habitat do you need to survive your current dynamics? How can you transform your current habitat to a habitat that supports your preferred governance/knowledge style?

A Bad System > Intrinsic | Extrinsic Motivation

OH: Trying to be empathetic.

*sung to the tune of “taking a deep breath”*

We are concerned, rather, with the insurrection of knowledges that are opposed primarily not to the contents, methods or concepts of a science…

Office -> Cubical -> Open Office Concept?

Noooo problem. Here is a phone booth... you have to share, no storage... and it is... you know the size of a PHONE BOOTH.

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Generalistic and moderated instance.