"After taking a rig survey class, one of my students, a Coast Guard inspector, had a charter boat taken out of service for what he now recognized as grievous safety issues.
The owner said, “Wait. Just last year you passed me! My boat couldn’t have gone downhill that far in just 1 year!”
To which the inspector replied, “It’s not about your boat, it’s about me. And I reserve the right to be smarter than I used to be. And not as smart as I’m going to be."
Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.