Nostradamuses of TRIZ

Y. B. Karasik,
Thoughts Guiding Systems Corp.,
Ottawa, Canada.
e-mail:karasik@sympatico.ca

Whatever happens in the world some people say that Nostradamus predicted it, as anything can be retroactively recognized in his vague prophecies. TRIZ also has its own Nostradamuses and their fans who are trying to recognize new TRIZ ideas in the vague concepts of these Nostradamuses.

No sooner than I proposed to "look from inside of a system out" and "from outside of a system in" in adition to 9 windows of TRIZ [ 1] as the fans of various TRIZ Nostradamuses started searching for a Nostradamus that already suggested that. As a result I received the following letter:

The quotation was such a gibberish that I was astounded why Mr. Tocan did not see it. Perhaps he was simply looking for who was first to say "inside" and "outside" in TRIZ. That is why I responded like this: