Nothing is idiot-proof, you just need the right idiot.

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There is a saying in safety engineering. “If you try to make something idiot proof, the universe will take it as a personal insult, and make a better idiot”


I remember this documentary a while back where a park ranger (I think) was talking about the design of the bear-proof garbage cans in the park. The trouble with them is, he said, that the smartest bears are smarter than the dumbest humans.


You know, Im something of an idiot myself. confirm this 10/10


And those idiots must be multiplying.


“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.” – Douglas Adams