Word of the Day

benign neglect

My neglect of Livestream connectivity last night turned out to be benign. v2 cams continued to upload cloud Events and required only a warm reboot this morning to bring them back online.

Coined in 1899, Daniel Moynihan used the term some fifty years ago in a policy report for Richard Nixon. Jennifer Garner employed it recently (regarding child rearing) and it crawled into my ear.

See also laissez-faire and do-nothing.

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