Adage
An adage (/ˈædɨdʒ/; Latin: adagium) is a short, usually philosophical, but memorable saying which holds some important fact of experience that is considered true by many people, or that has gained som...
The Law That Predicts Computing Power Turns 50
Today represents a historic milestone in technology: it's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the observation that the complexity of computer chips tends to double at a regular rate. On April 19th, 1...
Intel’s former chief architect: Moore’s law will be dead within a decade
According to former Intel architect Bob Colwell, the end of Moore's Law is coming, no matter what. Granted, we've heard that before -- but this time, it's for real.
Inverse consequences - The most important lesson on lighting.
The inverse square law and it's consequences, is probably the most important thing to understand with photographic lighting. Although a bit of a boring lesso...
Murphy's law - HotForWords - Murphy s Law!
http://www.hotforwords.com to request words. Murphy's Law! Just who was this Murphy guy anyway?
Murphy's law - Murphy s Law
James Nesbitt as D/S Tommy Murphy.
Proverb
A proverb (from Latin: proverbium) is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are oft...
Proverb - Wikipedia
Phrase
In everyday speech, a phrase may be any group of words, or a single word, often carrying a special idiomatic meaning; in this sense it is roughly synonymous with expression. In linguistic analysis, a ...
Phrase - Wikipedia
Proverbs
A proverb (from Latin: proverbium) is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are oft...
Proverbs - Wikipedia
Streisand effect
The Streisand effect is the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitat...
Streisand effect - Wikipedia
The Law That Predicts Computing Power Turns 50
Today represents a historic milestone in technology: it's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the observation that the complexity of computer chips tends to double at a regular rate. On April 19th, 1...
Festina lente
Festina lente or σπεῦδε βραδέως (speûde bradéōs) is a classical adage and oxymoron meaning "make haste slowly" (sometimes rendered in English as "more haste, less speed"). It has been adopted as a m...
Festina lente - Wikipedia
Conway's Law
Conway's law is an adage named after computer programmer Melvin Conway, who introduced the idea in 1968; it was first dubbed Conway's law by participants at the 1968 National Symposium on Modular Prog...
Conway's Law - Wikipedia
Ševčenko's law
Ševčenko's law or Ševčenko's law of the dog and the forest is the tendency of historians to repeat the coverage and the work of previous historians, to the disadvantage of general historical coverage....
Joy's Law (management)
In management, Joy's Law is the principle that "No matter who you are, most of the smartest people work for someone else,” attributed to Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy. Joy was prompted to state...
Proverbs 31
Chapter 31 of the Book of Proverbs in the Hebrew Bible is presented as advice which Lemuel's mother gave to him, about how a virtuous king should reign, and also detailing the attributes of a virtuous...
Inverse consequences
The term "inverse consequences" or the "Law of Inverse Consequences" refers to results that are the opposite of the expected results as initially intended or planned.One consequence is in the "reverse...
Nightfall (Asimov short story and novel)
"Nightfall" is a 1941 science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov about the coming of darkness to the people of a planet ordinarily illuminated at all times on all sides. It was adapted into a novel w...
Nightfall (Asimov short story and novel) - Wikipedia
Live by the sword, die by the sword
"Live by the sword, die by the sword" is a saying of Jesus quoted in the Bible, to the effect that if you use violence, or other harsh means, against other people, you can expect to have those same me...
As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly
"As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly" is an aphorism which appears in the Book of Proverbs in the Bible — Proverbs 26:11, also quoted in the New Testament, 2 Peter 2:22. It mea...
Wil Wheaton
Richard William "Wil" Wheaton III (born July 29, 1972) is an American actor, blogger and writer, known for his portrayals of Wesley Crusher on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gor...
Wil Wheaton - Wikipedia
Poor Richard's Almanack
Poor Richard's Almanack (sometimes Almanac) was a yearly almanac published by Benjamin Franklin, who adopted the pseudonym of "Poor Richard" or "Richard Saunders" for this purpose. The publication app...
Poor Richard's Almanack - Wikipedia
If wishes were horses, beggars would ride
"If wishes were horses, beggars would ride" is an English language proverb and nursery rhyme, originating in the 16th century, which is usually used to suggest that it is useless to wish and that bett...
Goodhart's law
Goodhart's law is named after the banker who originated it, Charles Goodhart. Its most popular formulation is: "When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure."The original formulati...