How (not) to miss a deadline

Deadlines are valuable, and deadlines are expensive. Organized systems and societies need deadlines. It would be impossible to efficiently build a house if the subcontractors could deliver their goods or services whenever it were convenient for them. Movie studios and book publishers schedule their releases months in advance to allow distribution teams to plan their […]


This entry originally appeared at seths.blog/2021/05/how-not-to-miss-a-deadline, and may be a summary or abridged version.