DeMarco’s laws of technology XXII — The probability of any new technology thing actually happening sink to near zero when the words “it seems obvious” occur in a sentence describing it. This law also applies to”virtually guaranteed” and “everyone thinks”

Subsection (a.) The more influential and important the person uttering/writing the words is, or is perceived to be, the closer to zero the probabilities become.

Subsection (b.) As the quantity/number of utterances/writings increase the probabilities drop even closer to zero.

Subsection (c.) The probabilities drop to a Planck length from zero (the smallest possible distance from zero) when both the quantity of utterances and influence level of persons uttering/writing are both at their maximum value.

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