Posts Tagged ‘Collection’

This is a self-referential post. What does this mean?

Self-referentialism is something that refers to itself. And because this post is going to talk about this subject, so it is going to talk about itself, thus it is a ‘self-referential post’ and it is by itself a first example of self-referentialism.  (more…)


I was searching today about how to succeed in a new business. A friend advised me to read Jim Rohn. I loved his personal bio, how he climbed the stairs of success one step at a time. So,I would like to share some oh his best quotes I’ve found:

* Don’t bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill. If you don’t feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace. If you need money, go to the bank, but not the marketplace.
* Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.
* One customer well-cared for, a hunded in referals.
* Let people be surprised that it was more than you promised and easier than you said.
* Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
* Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. (more…)

Amara’s law — We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.
Bradford’s law — a pattern described by Samuel C. Bradford in 1934 that estimates the exponentially diminishing returns of extending a library search.
Brooks’ law — Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later.

Clarke’s three laws — Formulated by Arthur C. Clarke. Several corollaries to these laws have also been proposed.
First law: When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
Second law: The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Third law: Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. (I loved this one and it’s true) (more…)