The Nonsense of Taylorization...

The year after I graduated from high school I worked as a laborer at a company called Nu-Fab.  Nu-Fab builds pre-fabricated housing products, including things like pre-made walls, laminated beams, gable ends and gable ladders, and (most of all) roof trusses.  I spent almost all of my time at Nu-Fab building roof trusses.  It was […]

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Line of the Day...

Roland Boer wins “line of the day” (and it’s only 11:13am here in Ontario) with this little gem: There are, as someone once observed, three kinds of animals in Australia: poisonous, sheep and odd. Simply brilliant, I’ve now giggled at it three or four times.  Make that five.  It’ll be six by the time I’m […]

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