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Software Architecture Zen - Pete Cripp
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Peter Cripps' thoughts, guidance and best practice on the field of software architecture.
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Complexity is Simple

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 20:18
I was taken with this cartoon and the comments put up by Hugh Macleod last week over at his gapingvoid.com blog so I hope he doesn’t mind me reproducing it here.

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Categories: Architecture

Avoiding the Legacy of the Future

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 22:08
Kerrie Holley is a software architect and IBM Fellow. The title of IBM Fellow is not won easily. They are a group that includes a Kyoto Prize winner and five Nobel Prize winners, they have fostered some of the IBM company’s most stunning technical breakthroughs―from the Fortran computing language to the systems that helped put the first man on the moon to the Scanning Tunneling Microscope, the first instrument to image atoms. These are people that are big thinkers and don’t shy away from tackling some of the worlds wicked problems.

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Categories: Architecture

The Wicked Problems of Government

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:07
The dichotomy of our age is surely that as our machines become more and more intelligent the problems that we need them to solve are becoming ever more difficult and intractable. They are indeed truly wicked problems, no more so than in our offices of power where the addition of political and social ‘agendas’ would seem to make some of the problems we face even more difficult to address.

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Categories: Architecture