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46 Post author: gwern 17 May 2011 09:08PM

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Comment author: gwillen 09 June 2011 10:09:29PM 1 point [-]

Hope is not a plan.

I don't know if this is original, but it reminds me of the unofficial motto of Google's Site Reliability Engineering organization: "Hope is not a strategy."

Comment author: PhilGoetz 23 December 2011 04:46:20AM 1 point [-]

First I heard this phrase was a book by the Army chief of staff: Hope is not a method.

Comment author: Baughn 22 October 2011 01:25:24PM 0 points [-]

Hm? No, that's about as official as we have.