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date: 06 July 2022

Stafford Beer 1926–2002
English management cybernetician 

  1. absolutum obsoletum—If it works, it's out of date.
    ‘If it works, it's out of date’ already existed as a saying
    Brain of the Firm (1972)
  2. The purpose of a system is what it does.
    Diagnosing the System for Organizations (1985)