Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


MonkeyBlah: Briefly on Software

Jun 29, 2004, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Johansson)

"Today is a computer-filled world, and computers need software. A computer without software is quite like a engine without a car to go with it; yes, you can run the engine on full speed all day, but it's not going to bring you any closer to wherever you want to go. Simply put, without software, a computer is ultimately useless. Today, computer usage having grown mainstream, we have a vast number of people/corporations out there who stake their future on making software; and it appears that (as I suppose it does in other fields as well) these can be divided into two groups with distinct philosophical outlooks on software and its purpose.

"I will illustrate these two, as I usually do, by using two groups with diametrical philosophies..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: