Hosk top 10 articles of the week — 6th April

Ben "The Hosk" Hosking
3 min readApr 6, 2020

S. N. Behrman meant when he said “At the end of every road you meet yourself.”

I have been interested in Systems thinking and Coronavirus

Article of the week

The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What’s Coming

Larry Brilliant is a amazing and this article is great

Chesterton’s Fence: A Lesson in Second Order Thinking
This is so relevant for developers and consultants who are often faced with the prospect of removing or replacing customisations

A core component of making great decisions is understanding the rationale behind previous decisions. If we don’t understand how we got “here,” we run the risk of making things much worse.

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Ben "The Hosk" Hosking

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