Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Innovation is as much about "not doing" as "doing"

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away..
 - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Steve Jobs says: “People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on.  But that’s not what it means at all.  It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully.  I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done.  Innovation is saying ‘no’ to 1,000 things.

Full article here.


Monday, May 2, 2011

Osama Bin Laden (March 10, 1957 – May 2, 2011)

Afghan terrorists (back then they were called freedom fighters) were heavily supported by USA in order to fight USSR in Afghanistan. In a way Osama Bin Laden and the bunch of Afghan terrorists groups bearing different names have received direct/indirect help from US in its war against communism. "Our enemy's enemy is our friend" kind of logic.

May be its right to say "The terrorist Osama Bin Laden: created and destroyed by the USA"