If you build it, you should break it.

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You may have heard, “If you build it, they will come.”

Have you heard, “If you build it, I will break it?”

This is a skill I developed over my career to build better systems. It is a skill that took me a while to learn I had.

Shortly before I graduated from college, I decided to leave the material science industry because I had a tendency to break…