"...there’s a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is trying to optimize their ass-covering."
- Elon Musk, Wired Magazine, October 2012
What a great quote! You've got to hand it to him, Elon Musk can really turn a phrase when he needs to.
I've been in the workforce now, officially, for just over 20 years. I've been in the software development industry for just over 10 years. And if I had a nickel for every time I heard some manager or executive say the word "accountability", then I'd have a wheel-barrow full of nickels. The funny...