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"


@seven1m Wow, I wonder what the timing is of this quote w.r.t.

It's been 20 years. High time for a reread. After all, I refer to the book right up top at

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