June 14, 1997

The Big Abacus

How can we worry about changing the world when 70% of us are building the big abacus that the man uses to count his money.
--Thomas Jay Peckish II. observing that business applications constitute most of the software market, and that rising to Christopher Alexander's challenge to change the world is not an easy thing to do...

Posted by foote at June 14, 1997 06:21 PM
This is a goddam feature article! Get on it! This idea nails it. Computer programmers-- the shopkeepers' whores!! Posted by: patrick owens on December 6, 2004 03:08 PM
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