To Innovate, See More Than You Want to See
One of my favorite nerdy jokes illustrates a point that has my riled up today. Note to all members of PETA and donors to local animal shelters -- no animals were harmed in the making of this joke. A biologist studying frogs decides to conduct an experiment. On day one, he puts the frog on the floor, and yells "Jump!" The frog jumps, and the scientist diligently records the distance in his experimental notebook: 1.7 meters. [That's about 5 feet, 7 inches for those of you
The Onion, for those who don't know, is an amazing source of news. Somehow, without ever reporting a single fact, they hit upon the truth better than almost any other news source. This is one of my favorites, as it nails the truth about the importance and impact that innovation has on our everyday way of living. Warning: some of the things you can read and hear on The Onion are not always sfw, professional, or socially appropriate. Watch judiciously...