· Naughties
· · 2004
· · · January
· · · · 14 (1 entry)

TPSM-12: 80/20 Point · We all spend time look­ing for that tasty mile­stone where we’ve done twen­ty per­cent of the work and are en­joy­ing eighty per­cent of the ben­e­fit. Some tech­nolo­gies have this 80/20 feel, some don’t, and around this sub­ject swirl some of our most vi­tu­per­a­tive de­bates. The 80/20 Tribe’s of­fer­ings are de­nounced as “Just a toy!”, while they hurl back ac­cu­sa­tions of pedantry, big-system dis­ease, and so on. Should we be lis­ten­ing with spe­cial care to the ar­gu­ments of one side or an­oth­er as we try to pre­dict tech­nol­o­gy fu­tures? ...
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