Always be the dumbest guy in the room.
What I mean: there is wisdom in knowing that you know nothing.
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And sometimes — usually the more interesting times — we go in wide-eyed and not quite sure where we’re headed. Ignorant, but excited to learn.
And only through trial and error, vigilant reporting and even the occasional mistake — when we say “here’s a great bourbon,” do know we’ve tried a lot of bad ones — do we find our answer and present it to you.
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Which was on its own learning process. And that reminds us: time to buy our tech guys a beer and a shot.
Something we know a thing or two about.
Here’s to ignorance.
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