Wednesday 2010-09-15

aim for a system that is easy to fix as opposed to hard to break
-- Arnold Kling

A tension usually exists between these two notions. E.g., natural distasters strike cities, however people don't usually desert the city. This looks symptomatic of an easy-to-fix system, while we see people (usually) working to make the individual buildings hard-to-break.

How many things that you use can you make easy-to-fix?