Common sense is very uncommon
Quote by Voltaire: “Common sense is not so common.”
Common Sense is very uncommon.
They spend all their time meditating somewhere in the jungle and are baffled by modernity, right? In this public teaching in Singapore, Phakchok Rinpoche explains how modern lay people can benefit from understanding these ancient teachings. Most of the time in our lives, when someone says something good about us we are happy. On the other hand, if they criticize us, then we feel angry. We generally agree and say that is common sense. But we need to examine carefully, does this common sense really benefit us? Over 2, years ago, the Buddha chose a different approach.
This blog provides a gist of the practices that we follow to optimize our testing effort. The fundamental principles that help us in managing an optimum balance between Scope, Time and Costs while ensuring high quality delivery are Build for Reuse, Automation and Big Picture Thinking. To understand these principles better, let us consider the real project that we just concluded for this specific client. The remaining 20 weeks, that was spent on Analysis, Design, Development and QA, was split into 3 iterations with durations of 7, 7 and 6 weeks respectively. The QA Activities in this project were spread over these 3 iterations.
One certainty is clear from the recent political campaign: Based on percent of campaign ads observed, all candidates have common sense. That's right, no matter what else they promised or told us, from the farthest right conservative to the farthest left liberal, each one assured us that, if elected, he or she would bring common sense to the office. If common sense were as common as all that we wouldn't be in the pickle we're in. As Horace Greeley has pointed out, common sense is very uncommon. Thomas Paine was born in England, where he grew up poor and unschooled, but he became acquainted with Benjamin Franklin, who urged him to come to America. Two years after arriving in this country, he was a fervent patriot.
It takes roughly 10, hours of practice to achieve mastery in a field. While applying Agile philosophy in delivering services, prepare for a marathon, and not just a sprint. It provides a culture in which the team can afford stopping to fix the problems and get the quality right the first time itself.
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Common Sense is very uncommon
Gayle E. Littleton, David Bitkower, and Justin C. Steffen January 15th. The recent, exponential growth of bitcoin, Ether, and other cryptocurrencies has brought cryptocurrencies firmly into the public eye. Some have created crypto-products or tokens to raise funds in a veritable cash grab with little foresight, planning, or disclosure. Others — by the tens and hundreds of thousands — are signing up to purchase crypto-assets. While the growth of cryptocurrencies can give the appearance of a Wild West for the digital age, individuals and companies active in the area should not be fooled.