The Big Blue Screen in the Sky
[Posted to Random Bytes on November 11, 2002 03:52 PM| Links to this post ]
"If Earth's ecosystem was an operating system," my colleague says to me over a coffee, "it would most closely resemble Windows. A single process has the capability to consume all available system resources until the whole system grinds to a halt. This usually requires a reboot." It occurs to me that until the development community starts taking some responsibility for the applications they release, we are staring down the barrel of a pretty serious problem.
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