Alec Nevala-Lee

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The value of metaphors should not be underestimated. Metaphors have the virtue of an expected behavior that is understood by all. Unnecessary communication and misunderstandings are reduced. Learning and education are quicker. In effect metaphors are a way of internalizing and abstracting concepts allowing one’s thinking to be on a higher plane and low-level mistakes to be avoided.

Fernando J. Corbató, “On Building Systems That Will Fail”

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July 11, 2017 at 7:30 am

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