• 5 reasons we don't write code like we used to

    7 monthes ago - By InfoWorld

    The uproar after the Iowa Democratic Party caucus reporting software failed was a harsh reminder for programmers of how bad things can get. Counting up a few simple votes isn't as complicated as building an autonomous car, training an AI to recommend movies, or even updating a bank database safely, yet the programmers couldn't pull this off. One particular damning tweet read, “Hard to believe we put men on the moon.” The thing is that the comparison to flying to the moon isn't really fair. Even though guiding the Apollo lander to the moon seems much harder than tabulating a few thousand...
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