Cargo cult re-invention cycle

Jason Yip
1 min readOct 6, 2019
  1. Original source expresses something;
  2. Cargo cultists practice without understanding;
  3. Observer assumes cargo cult practice reflects original intent;
  4. A new approach is proposed that corrects the problems that is just repeating the original source;
  5. Go to 1.

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Jason Yip

Senior Manager Product Engineering at Grainger. Extreme Programming, Agile, Lean guy. Ex-Spotify, ex-ThoughtWorks, ex-CruiseControl