Pessimists, we’re told, look at a glass containing 50 percent air and 50 percent water and see it as half empty. Optimists, in contrast, see it as half full. Engineers, of course, understand the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.
—Bob Lewis, InfoWorld
This chapter reminds me of Thanksgiving, which is said to be all about the stuffing—the goal of this chapter is to stuff in as much information as possible before this book ends.
Well, that seems rather backward, don’t you think? You’d think that a book is finished when an author has said everything that needs to be said. There are several reasons why this just ...