Taleb, Nassim Nicholas (2012-11-27). Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Kindle Locations 579-589). Random House, Inc.. Kindle Edition.
This is what I have learned over my lifetime in dealing with academics. It's so true. Here's another example of an antifragile tangent related to the simplicity of the Merlin Rocket engine. Rocket science is still rocket science, but the best is not needlessly complex.