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I wonder how do people make commitments to develop a particular technology in 3 years or 5 years. This would be new stuff, right? You cannot plan it in a MS Project sheet, right? A lot of it is unknown, right? Then how does someone make a commitment that their technology will be ready in so and so time.

I presume, as the time approaches nearer, competitors arrive and ensure that timelines are met more or less. Also, I guess the actual developers start putting in insane hours at work… nothing that affects the guy who actually made the commitment, right?

Written by Null Bit

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 9:07 am

Posted in Muses

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  1. It’s more a planning than a commitment. Moreover, development is not research ; the former has a path, the latter has but an aim. With a path you know the way, which already reduces the margins; with an aim, you know nothing besides a horizon. Research i a way is poetry, while development is a flow of processes. Process is seldom anything but extrapolation, and extrapolation is computable in time.


    Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 4:47 am

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