February 18, 2013
The great and wise Einstein is said to have said, “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” This got me thinking about simplicity. Thinking about simplicity is a dangerous thing to do, and sure enough I over thought it and cut myself on Occam’s Razor.
If you don’t know what Occam’s Razor is, think about this classic joke,
Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Watson go on a camping trip. After sharing a few glasses of chardonnay, they retire for the night.
At about 3 AM, Holmes nudges Watson and says, “Watson, look up into the sky and ...