Software Science vs Software Evolution, or Software Science and Software
Evolution?

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| And yet the unanticipated success of high profile technologies like Linux,
| Apache, MySQL, PHP, and even Rails suggest that complementing software
| science with software evolution is likely to yield even more impressive
| results. By all means, employ science to focus and hone your investments when
| necessary, but don’t forget that evolution is where true innovation comes
| from.
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http://redmonk.com/sogrady/2007/12/1...are_evolution/


Related:

The Software God Delusion

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| Open source isn’t religion; it’s an evolution of the software industry.
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http://www.businessreviewonline.com/...ftware_go.html


Have we raised a generation of technology drones?

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| I have been in the IT field long enough to remember when we didn't
| live in a Microsoft centric world. Several office applications from
| different vendors existed: Wordstar, Ami Pro/Word Pro, WordPerfect,
| Word, etc. Everyone had their preferences, based on needs, personal
| preferences, support and sometimes just on having learned a particular
| application first. Microsoft's domination in the office and now
| educational desktop seems to have led to a generation of technology
| drones. How can competition exist when anything not produced by Microsoft
| is considered to be a lesser product?
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http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/...hnology_drones