In software, where our work consists entirely of systems building, we have continuously missed the crucial point: systems need skin in the game
Stories connect the analytic with the synthetic: Analytic thinking deconstructs the problem, creating knowledge; Synthetic thinking puts the problem back together again, creating understanding.
This Article was Originally Published in InfoQ on August 16th What color do you think of when you hear the word “red”? Ask 100 people, they will give you 100 different answers. Even with an anchor to help—a can of Coke, perhaps—there will be differences. So begins The Interaction of Color by Josef Albers, whereContinue reading “Don’t Mix the Paint! Primitives and Composites in the World of Software”
Do formal proofs have a place in software? Not likely – they do not fit into our systems of software engineering.
Synthetic Management is the use of empirical and experience-based management practices to support synthetic work
Interpreting what it means to be Synthetic
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