"If you’ve never missed a flight, you’re spending too much time in airports.
An entire philosophy of life: concentrate on the high-order bits. ...The student who’s never late with an assignment, the researcher who stalks an unimportant problem like Captain Ahab: all have succumbed to the tyranny of the low-order bit. They need to realize that... occasional failures are the inevitable byproduct of a successful strategy. If you always win, then you’re probably doing something wrong. "https://www.scottaaronson.com/blog/?p=40
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