” The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do. “


” But it seemed to me that as soon as you have computer storage you could put every point you wanted in – make the ones that are less relevant to your central topic, further away or allow the central topic to move as the reader proceeded. “


” So, I was always frustrated having to write and having to cut things. Why should you have to cut anything? “


” So, what you can do in Microsoft Word is what Bill Gates has decided. What you can do in Oracle Database is what Larry Ellison and his crew have decided. “


” The ideas keep going, you have the material, you cut because there’s a limit to the space allowed to you. And the space is limited because of some other constraints that have to do with money or printing or whatever. “


” The point is that these decisions they’ve made are partly for your convenience and partly for theirs and partly out of stereotypes that they carry with them from the conventions of the computer field. “



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The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.
But it seemed to me that as soon as you have computer storage you could put every point you wanted in - make the ones that are less relevant to your central topic, further away or allow the central topic to move as the reader proceeded.


So, I was always frustrated having to write and having to cut things. Why should you have to cut anything?
So, what you can do in Microsoft Word is what Bill Gates has decided. What you can do in Oracle Database is what Larry Ellison and his crew have decided.
The ideas keep going, you have the material, you cut because there
The point is that these decisions they
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