The Road Not Taken

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George E. Pake Auditorium 2003-01-23

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The Road Not Taken

Numerous computer researchers and practitioners believe we've come to a wood where two roads diverge: One road calls for us to continue as we have writing unreliable software using inappropriate languages, and debilitating methodologies under the rickety mathematical and engineering metaphors we developed in the 1960s or earlier, and the other begs us to find new metaphors and ways of approaching software to make system building safe, easier, and with respect for our humanity.

In this talk, Gabriel looks at the problems and proposed directions for the way less traveled: biology, physics, and complexity science, for example. for more info

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