The title of this post is a quote from Stephanie Kwolek, the chemist who invented Kevlar, who died this week at the age of 90. It's good advice for just about anyone. Being prepared to take risks, to get things wrong, to experiment, to keep an open mind, to throw away work and start again -... Continue Reading →
"The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes." I love a bit of Sherlock Holmes. See the article here.
"So long as they (the Proles) continued to work and breed, their other activities were without importance. Left to themselves, like cattle turned loose upon the plains of Argentina, they had reverted to a style of life that appeared to be natural to them, a sort of ancestral pattern...Heavy physical work, the care of home... Continue Reading →