Browsing Archive: September, 2016

Proposal thickness

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, September 30, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXXVI: The thickness of the proposal required to win a multimillion dollar contract is about one millimeter per million dollars. If all the proposals conforming to this standard were piled on top of each other at the bottom of the Grand Canyon it would probably be a good idea.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
DIY medicine:
https://fourthievesvinegar.org/

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Weak data

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, September 30, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXXV: The weaker the data available upon which to base one's conclusion, the greater the precision which should be quoted in order to give the data authenticity.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Human perspective on self-driving cars:
http://moralmachine.mit.edu/

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Competitive selection

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, September 29, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXXIV: The process of competitively selecting contractors to perform work is based on a system of rewards and penalties, all distributed randomly.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Organize health info:
https://carezone.com/home

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Rushing fools

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXXIII: Fools rush in where incumbents fear to tread.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Downloadable and online graphics editor:
http://vectr.com/

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Problems into gold

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXXII: Hiring consultants to conduct studies can be an excellent means of turning problems into gold, your problems into their gold.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
H20 (water) prank:
http://www.dhmo.org/

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Optimum committee size

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, September 26, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXXI: The optimum committee has no members.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Summaries of the day's important news:
http://www.theskimm.com/?r=1baabd86.

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Skunks

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, September 25, 2016, In : Humor 
Skunks are very scent-imental!

Website 4 the day:
R2D2 translator:
http://www.r2d2translator.com/

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People asking questions

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, September 23, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXX: By the time the people asking the questions are ready for the answers, the people doing the work have lost track of the questions.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Wobulator:
http://webaudio.prototyping.bbc.co.uk/wobbulator/

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Executive longevity

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, September 22, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXIX: Executives who do not produce successful results hold on to their jobs only about five years. Those who produce effective results hang on about half a decade.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Animated text:
http://www.stilllife.studio/txtwav

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When it is better

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, September 22, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXVIII: It is better to be the reorganizer than the reorganizee.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
E-coli evolves to tolerate antibiotics:
https://player.vimeo.com/video/180908160

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Not intimidating

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Check out people:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/68055/library-lets-you-check-out-people-instead-books

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Superimposed management layers

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Youtube science shows:
http://www.dailydot.com/parsec/best-youtube-science-shows/

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A schedule as a canvas

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, September 19, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXV: A revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
DIgital photography course:
https://sites.google.com/site/marclevoylectures/schedule

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Lights out

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, September 17, 2016, In : Humor 
The lights went out because they liked each other.

Website 4 the day:
Murphy's Law calculator:
http://andrew.triumf.ca/cgi-bin/murphy.html

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The most costly action

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, September 16, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXIV: The only thing more costly than stretching the schedule of an established project is accelerating it, which is itself the most costly action known to man.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Convert videos and photos to works of art:
http://neuralstyler.com/

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Completed in 4/3rd the time

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, September 15, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXIII: Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Sitemap creator:
http://simplesitemapcreator.matthewhipkin.co.uk/

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Market experts

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXII: If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Foreign travel info:
https://www.thebasetrip.com/

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Easy loans

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXI: It's easy to get a loan unless you need it.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Old age without children:
http://twocents.lifehacker.com/how-to-prepare-for-old-age-when-you-don-t-have-kids-1785370803

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Congressional funding

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XX: In any given year, Congress will appropriate the amount of funding approved the prior year plus three-fourths of whatever change the administration requests, minus 4-percent tax.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Pet-friendly hotels:
http://www.pet-friendly-hotels.net/

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Products too costly

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, September 12, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XIX: Although most products will soon be too costly to purchase, there will be a thriving market in the sale of books on how to fix them.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Pet travel guide:
http://www.dogfriendly.com/

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Naked in the bathroom

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, September 11, 2016, In : Humor 
When I get naked in the bathroom, the shower usually gets turned on.

Website 4 the day:
Hotels that allow pets:
http://pets-allowed-hotels.com/

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Expensive unreliability

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, September 9, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XVIII: It is very expensive to achieve high unreliability. It is not uncommon to increase the cost of an item by a factor of ten for each factor of ten degradation accomplished.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Pet-friendly travel:
http://www.bringfido.com/

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Software and entropy

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, September 8, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XVII: Software is like entropy. It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the Second Law of Thermodynamics; i.e., it always increases.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Old SF:
http://www.oldsf.org/#

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2054 aircraft

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XVI: In the year 2054, the entire defense budget will purchase just one aircraft. This aircraft will have to be shared by the Air Force and Navy 3-1/2 days each per week except for leap year, when it will be made available to the Marines for the extra day.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
IoT search engine:
https://www.shodan.io

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Last 10 percent

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine'sAugstine's Law Number XV: The last 10 percent of performance generates one-third of the cost and two-thirds of the problems.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Hidden worlds of national parks:
https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/

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No more plane crashes

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, In : Humor 

Augstine's Law Number XIV: After the year 2015, there will be no airplane crashes. There will be no takeoffs either, because electronics will occupy 100 percent of every airplane's weight.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Moving balls:
http://www.haneke.net/

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Highly successful businesses

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, September 5, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XIII: There are many highly successful businesses in the United States. There are also many highly paid executives. The policy is not to intermingle the two.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Website info:
http://builtwith.com/

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Cinderella off the team

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, September 4, 2016, In : Humor 
Cinderella thrown off the basketball team because she ran away from the ball.

Website 4 the day:
Hamster butts:
https://twitter.com/9GAG/status/767036031975694336

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Cost of bad products

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, September 2, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XII: It costs a lot to build bad products.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Hot glue hacks:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IahCw6plBhs

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Rotating Earth faster

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, September 1, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XI: If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
See pages Google cached:
http://cachedview.com/

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