6 years, 2 months ago

Scalability

Alan Kay, in his keynote speech on Oopsla 1997 talked about the primary need for software development to deal with scalability. We develop tools for making models (and software) that are very suitable to build dog houses. The misconception is that building larger structures (scaling up) entails nothing more than scaling up the dog house […]

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7 years, 10 months ago

5 Innovations for 2011

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it,” said Alan Kay, one of the earliest pioneers of object-oriented programming, personal computing, and graphical user interfaces, back in 1971 as quoted in SmallTalk.org. That’s sage advice for the CIO trying to determine where technology is headed, and what it means for the company. Seventy percent of the senior business and IT executives in PwC’s Diamond Advisory Services’ 2010 Digital IQ study said that […]

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