Tag Archives: bad

World is a stage

The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.

Anonymous


Failure and bad examples

Nothing is ever a complete failure; it can always serve as a bad example.

Anonymous


Genetics and men

It’s men like him that give the Y chromosome a bad name.

Anonymous genetist


Bad coding

There is not now, and never will be, a language in which it is the least bit difficult to write bad programs.

Flon


Laughing on news

He who is still laughing hasn’t yet heard the bad news.

Bertolt Brecht


The road to hell

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.

Samuel Johnson


Patches for code

Don’t patch bad code, rewrite it.

Anonymous coder


Lee’s law on bad days

Mother said there would be days like this, but she never said there’d be so many.

Lee


Good advices and bad scares

Good advice usually works best when preceded by a bad scare.

Anonymous


Sandboxing bad things

Scott H Young at his own site writes an article on how to deal with bad things (full article at http://www.scotthyoung.com/blog/2010/06/22/letting-bad-things-happen/).

I agree with Scott on most of the things said, but one thing really made me think: “[…] “If you want to invent life-saving medicine, you need to accept that at some point, people will die.” […]“.

Ok. Is only a representation of something bigger, but is the key point.

Life is not everytime full of good things. Also for very lucky people, bad things happen.

And there’s no absolute measure for bad or good things, because my 3yrs daughter cries for having lost her doll and I understand there’s a pain in her drops bigger than other “adult” feelings.

Sometime is better to have bad things happen in a sort of sandbox created through anticipation and governance where possible. And if they happen in a sudden way, IMHO there’s nothing wrong in being disappointed and then restart from what happened.

This post as a comment also at http://www.scotthyoung.com/blog/2010/06/22/letting-bad-things-happen/comment-page-1/#comment-438581


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