Contents tagged “KISS”
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When you go too far up, abstraction-wise, you run out of oxygen. Sometimes smart thinkers just don’t know when to stop, and they create these absurd, all-encompassing, high-level pictures of the universe that are all good and fine, but don’t actually mean anything at all.
Experienced plane pilot and software developer Gregory Travis explains in details what led to Boeing 737 Max recent disasters in this long article: How the Boeing 737 Max Disaster Looks to a Software Developer.
Computer Science in the 1960s through 1980s spent a lot of effort making languages that were as powerful as possible. Nowadays we have to appreciate the reasons for picking not the most powerful solution but the least powerful.
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