Let’s close out Friday in a mood of industry bonhomie, by saying nice things about an esteemed competitor, IBM. First of all, their Jim Stallings made some eminently-sensible remarks on the problems with software patents. Secondly, Sam Ruby not only pointed out this, he offered a really insightful response to the challenge. I’m going to print this out and stick it up on my wall: “Operational definition of simplicity: Zero Training”


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