Nature's most important laws and other things


  1. When there is a simple solution to a given problem people can only think of complex solutions.

  2. When finding a simple solution is impossible complex solutions are not acceptable.

  3. Once a simple solution has been invented, everyone claims credit for it.

  4. Occasionally someone comes up with a solution that looks simple. However, on closer inspection it turns out to be defective, complex, or both.


  1. People can have competence or initiative, but not both.

  2. Quality(results) * Amount(results) = constant


  1. "If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys." (Unknown)

Mitä eroa?

Miksi sanoja Tampere ja Helsinki taivutetaan eri lailla: Tampereella versus Helsingissä? Siinä on kyseessä samasta asiasta kuin sanottaessa kusella versus kusessa.
[Marko Kaittola] [8 October 1998]