Murphy’s Lesser-Known Laws

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For the curious Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. He who laughs last thinks slowest. Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine. Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool. The 50-50-90 rule: In a 50-50 chance situation of getting something right, there …

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Murphy’s Law of Middle Management

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For the Suits Upper Management is clueless. Get over it. Change is the norm. Shit rolls downhill until it gets to you All applicants will work overtime and off shifts. That is why they are applicants. Upper management’s job is to screw things up. Yours is to unscrew them. Do not volunteer for an assignment …

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Murphy’s Law of Computing

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For Everybody that uses a computer Whatever happens, behave as though you meant it to happen. When the going gets tough – upgrade. For every function, there is an equal and opposite malfunction. If at first, you don’t succeed, blame your computer. As soon as you understand your computer, it will become obsolete. Any computer …

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Murphy’s Laws for Runners

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For all of the joggers and runners If the road you are running on becomes narrow, that is the moment where cars coming from opposite directions will appear. When running hills on a windy day, you will always have a headwind while running uphill and a tailwind when running downhill. When running a loop, the …

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Murphy’s Laws for Designers

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For all of my designer friends. May you never have to deal with any of these. Your computer will crash at the worst possible time. There will be typos in that critical document. Your clients will hate your favorite design and love your least favorite. Somebody’s already done that design You will get creatively stuck …

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