[cryptome] Re: Putin: Living In The Clouds

  • From: Todd Judge <toddbob@xxxxxxx>
  • To: "cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:05:06 +0900


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> On Jul 9, 2014, at 12:00 AM, Todd Judge <toddbob@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> True. JIT and kaizen are but 2 of the practices I'm "very familiar with" and 
> then taught while here to European business groups who've come here to 
> explore their principles for relevant application. Really cool experiences, 
> once we put application behind the catch phrases.  None stands on it's own.  
> Finding the logical mix and designing a prototype suitable for eval, ready to 
> scale if benefit results, is the stuff that gets my blood pumping with these. 
> The funnest thing to reveal is one size does not fit all. Risk analysis is 
> the only way to demonstrate that. 
> It's so cool to show practical application and see people get passionate in 
> cutting down obese programs and redefine problems and restructure practices 
> to fix them. And actually go back and use it. 
> I always beg them to let me in on successes or failures for what they apply.  
> It's a very interesting situation to be in. I'm fortunate and well aware I 
> learn more from them than they will ever learn from me.  
> But know that many people are also doing things right and don't need another 
> popular new acronym approach. The value of the work is they have something to 
> measure against that they didn't before. Those people are the real geniuses. 
> They're open minded enough to dive into alternatives, and find they're 
> already where they need to be.  It's a humbling and rewarding experience I 
> can't emphasize enough. 
> As for applying elegance in simplicity, I have one quick example, leaving out 
> all the gory detail. I have had the most fortunate of experiences working 
> with some brilliant minds. One has been the late Ted Maiman, who's credited 
> with inventing the laser.  He and one other guy did it for $40k USD in 1959. 
> AT&T had spent years and over $1MIL but... he beat them to it.  By applying 
> an approach of simplicity from start to finish. It wasn't the technology, but 
> the goal he addressed. 
> That's but one of many. 
> And that's our history lesson for today. 
> (I must be a dinosaur.)
> RK
>> On Jul 8, 2014, at 7:03 PM, doug <douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Todd,
>> Controlling and managing risk is important...The Japanese are great 
>> believers in JUT or just in time.  They think out what they are doing very 
>> carefully before they put it into production.  They       discuss it amongst 
>> themselves, do a bit of brainstorming, set it up in their imaginations, or 
>> on a computer first, then use a time line and stepping stone technologies to 
>> mark out the stages of production, so saving themselves money and resources. 
>>  It is a great skill, but when used properly it can save on wastage, 
>> multiplicity and verbosity of production.
>> Laser technology can be very accurate and requires great finesse and a 
>> refined risk control, particularly when used for mending human beings.  
>> Careful and controlled usage limits the damage and helps the container to 
>> mend invisibly...something which is much appreciated by the patient..
>> ATB
>> Dougie.
>>> On 08/07/14 04:11, Todd Judge wrote:
>>> Thanks.  I'm professionally as far from Luddite as one could get, but 
>>> identifying validity of an issue to be a  justifiable need, then creating 
>>> and soliciting solutions, establishing measurement yardsticks, 
>>> uncompromised objective risks analysis (to the best of human ability, of 
>>> course), and then building mitigation in to every identifiable activity 
>>> (because I once heard a rumor that sometimes things can change beyond my 
>>> control), all keeps available tools to use in prospective for solving the 
>>> problem.  Tech is not an answer.  Applied tech is a tool. There is never 
>>> just one answer.  And new tools keep on being created, with pros and cons 
>>> to the other tools out there.
>>> And you're correct.  The typewriter is a technology, of course.  Just not 
>>> as shiny as the latest electro wiz bang other ones promoted that make 
>>> people rule it's value straight out of the realm of good solutions.
>>> Lasers for surgery and computer integration into the surgical procedures is 
>>> a large part of my experience.  But what are we trying to accomplish has 
>>> always been the mission for the great minds I've been fortunate to work 
>>> with.  And some pretty good stuff has come out of it.

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