[FoRK] "Common" delusions? was re: How Complex Systems Fail
jbone at place.org
Sun Nov 8 05:33:25 PST 2009
> The point of the exchange [re root cause analysis, etc.]
Yeah, I know, I get it. I even agree.
I actually don't have any issue with the criticisms you offered re:
common misunderstanding of failure analysis or with the exchange in
general. (I've been around the block a few times, too. Your critique
in general is spot-on.)
My real issue was minor and tangential, but I thought illustrated a
point worth making. When even *Bill Stoddard* is, blithely and joking
though it may be, propagating the current trope about the "failure" of
EMH, then we're being ridden by memes (potentially unhelpful ones)
rather than communicating meaningfully.
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