Publisher: ivencia.com 2010
We have forgotten the original promise of software technology. It was meant to make our lives easier. This book is about how individuals can take the lead in realigning our development efforts to that promise. In doing so, we shall in turn take our lead from the practice of Architecture, when Architects formed themselves into organizations determined to combat the problem of buildings falling on people's heads.
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by Richard P. Gabriel - Oxford University Press
An informative inside look at the world of software design and computer programming and the business that surrounds them. Written for computer scientists and software entrepreneurs, but the essays are accessible to everyone.
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