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In a world awash in information of dubious provenance, whom can you trust to tell you the truth? -- Gerald Jonas (#1)
Undifferentiated heavy lifting is all the work that must be done in order to bring your product to the marketplace, but which has nothing to do with your product itself. --Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com (#2).
Stapp's Ironical Paradox underlies all good strategies for backupn up your work: "The universal aptitude for ineptitude makes any human accomplishment an incredible miracle." --Dr. John Paul Stapp
The Workflow of Data Analysis is about the heavy lifting that goes on in data analysis and ways to minimize the time spent doing this lifting. --Long
Four quarters makes an inch. --Henry, head carpenter, 1969
The rule of k: Assume that every k-th thing you do is wrong and adjust your workflow accordingly. --Long
#1. Review of The Jazz by Melissa Scott, New York Times, June 18, 2000 as reported by Word of the Day Archive, Monday December 4, 2000 (http://dictionary.reference.com/ wordoftheday/ archive/2000/12/04.html).
#2: Steinberg 2006