ProblemSolving

Problem Solving

There are three simple approaches to solving a problem: Ignore it Change the parameters that define the situation as a problem Solve the problem according to the original parameters Example: You are driving a car when the right front tire deflates. Ignore it; drive on three tires and one rim Redefine the parameters; Deflate the…

Technical Writing

Mark’s Tips on Technical Writing

Active & Passive Voice Active The subject of an active sentence performs the action of the verb Passive The subject of a passive sentence just sits there, receiving it The passive voice (which has to do with who performs an action) is often confused with the past tense (which has to do with when), but…

Marks Maxims

Mark’s Maxims

Don’t believe everything you think – The Invisible Man Pay me now, or pay me later. Pay me later always costs more. Every problem has a simple solution, and it’s wrong – H. L. Mencken You go to war with the army you have, not the army you might like to have. – D. H.…