On style in R&D, or : "it's easier to ensure against success than against failure."

by Amrom H. Katz


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A comparison--illustrated by reconnaissance systems but applicable to any research and development project--of optimum long-range systems and of crude, more immediately available ones. The author evaluates the "style" of both, i.e., their merit and nature. He shows the advantages of a workable potential system over an ideal but overcomplicated system.

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