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October 08, 2006

Logic and Rhetoric

Writing about web page /leeherrington/entry/hello_computer/

Writing about an entry you don't have permission to view

I considered a comment on that entry


“Yes and that future’s COBOL!!

Or perhaps

“a future without IT consultants sounds good, one without business managers would be better!”

Or even

“the job of the software engineer (aka IT consultant) is to translate between the irrational, contradictory and ambiguous world of humans to the logical world of computers. The better you understand both worlds, the better the translation you can make”

And then I saw under Add a comment the anti-spam question “what is my middle name?”

Why didn’t he ask a better question, say “What will I be thinking next week?”

Mr. Lee Herrington wants to give up on Computer Science and follow a career in diplomacy.

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