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Prakash Rao

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Prakash Rao

Others

My Laws Of Technology

My Laws Of Technology

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● If everything seems to be going well, it means that you have obviously overlooked something!

● It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious!

● Whenever you set out to do something, something else draws your attention which needs to be done first!

● The legibility of a xerox copy is inversely proportional to its importance!

● Things tend to get worse & worse under pressure as per my law of thermodynamics!

● You will never run out of things that can go wrong while performing experiments!

● Never share an office room with somebody who is more intelligent than you!

● You can never tell which direction the train went just by looking at the track!

● Every scientific problem has one solution, however, every solution leads to multiple problems!

● Logic is a systematic method of coming to the wrong conclusion with confidence!

● Technology is dominated by those who manage what they do not understand!

● Always draw your curves, then plot your reading!


● A meeting is an "important" event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost! 

● Any given prototype, when running, is obsolete!

● Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic (both are not revealed)

● Any system which depends on popularity is not at all reliable!

● The degree of technical competence is inversely proportional to the level of management!

● Any simple theory will be "worded" in the most complicated way!

● Nothing motivates an employee more, than to see his boss giving an honest feedback & assessment of him ! 

● A scientist in the laboratory is worth two in the library!

● If not controlled or intervened, work will keep flowing to the competent person until he sinks or submerges!

● Teamwork is very much essential because it allows you to blame someone else when things go wrong!

● Experiments should be reproducible; they should all fail in the same way!

● True scientific knowledge and inventions are based on 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration!

● My modest scientific contributions are based on 90% inspiration and 10% perspiration!

● My boss told me "Design a RO system that even a fool can use or operate it - accordingly, I did but sadly realized that only fools were wanting to use/operate it!

● I once gave a talk on "how to produce potable water from seawater"; after the end of the 90 mins technical talk, only one question was asked by the full august audience: "how to make the potable water portable" ???


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