Failure as an Option

Adam Savage of Mythbusters fame gave a great talk about failure at Maker Faire.

  • Sometimes it's the things you think are going to be simple that take the most time and energy in reality
  • I don't know, I'm making this up as I go along isn't a very good long term strategy
  • Assuaging with a woman to forget your troubles is a terrible idea...most of the time.
  • Failures are deeply important parts of your character
  • Failures give shape to your intuition
  • Things worth doing are worth risking failure for

Posted on June 9, 2009 and filed under Learning, video.