February 20, 2004

Thomas Jay Peckish II on Mission Statements

If you need a mission statement, you are not really on a mission...
--Thomas Jay Peckish II

Posted by foote at 11:48 PM

February 17, 2004

Big Dumb Boosters

CNN.com - Russia to build new spacecraft - Feb. 17, 2004

Start with something that works. And is cheap. This is so clearly the answer to the ISS dilemma that only a quaint, sentimental attachment to American jobs and the industrial base could cloud the call... Export tech jobs? Not America...

Posted by foote at 02:26 PM

February 12, 2004

The Bark of the Beagle

Today is the 195th anniversary of the births of two of the 19th century's most remarkable characters: Abraham Lincoln, and Charles Darwin...
Posted by foote at 01:58 PM

February 03, 2004

Thomas Jay Peckish II on Sartorial Splendor

There seems to be this mentality in the business world whereby an extravagant wardrobe is regarded as a more than adequate substitute for twenty or thirty additional IQ points...
--Thomas Jay Peckish II

Posted by foote at 10:48 AM