I’m really enjoying this book, The Soul of A New Machine (1981). I think this quote gave me the most brain food the last few days. Not sure if it comes across out of context though.
i read that when i was young and it really impressed me with the way the engineers constantly rose to meet impossible deadlines.
i read it again last year and i got a strong sense of that serene edgy hipster don't-give-a-damn sunglasses wearing thing that Sonic Youth mastered.
"Conway's law is an adage stating that organizations design systems that mirror their own communication structure"
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko