Slippery Slopes

Some people say they stand
    on the shoulders of giants.
Even though I'm not a giant,
    just to be safe,
I grease my shoulders!

(cf Comments on Research and Life in which Richard Hamming of Bell Labs says, "[Newton] notes, 'If I have seen further than others, it is because I've stood on the shoulders of giants.' These days we stand on each other's feet!") - ^z - 2020-05-31