Tag: Myth of Progress


The Myth Progress


The above quote is attributed to Rear Admiral Grace Hopper. I don't think it's true. For one thing, I don't think it is necessarily the most dangerous phrase -- others are more dangerous. For instance, "because we've always done it this way, let's try something else" would be more dangerous when applied to...

The Myth of Progress


"People tend to confuse the words, 'new' and 'improved'"  -- Agent Colson, Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D. (pilot episode) In the modern world, we assume progress. We do so because, among other things, we see it all around us.  The iPhone 5S was better than the iPhone 5C, which was better than...