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October 30, 2010
They said he was useless, so he showed them up. He told them how to build a skyscraper.

"First you need a foundation. A good rule of thumb is one floor for every fifty stories. So if you want a skyscraper of a hundred stories, dig a two-floor foundation.

"Then build a first floor above ground. Make it a lobby, with a couch and a couple pictures.

"Next go up and up and up, til you reach the top floor. Stop. Up on the roof put a garden or something.

"There. I'm not useless. That's how to build a skyscraper."