Fidelity

Reviewing files from old work years ago at IBM.  Came across this email in which a colleague and I discussed the issue of simulation and modeling.  Until there is enough processing capability and storage simulations and models will always be an approximation of reality…something to consider when you think what the computer displays an answer.  Kelly Johnson had it right when he said he needed more engineers that could use slide rules…it wasn’t a slight against computers just a forecast that dependency upon the device to do your thinking and understanding is dangerous.

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About briankseitz
I live in PacNW in a small town and work for Microsoft as a Enterprise strategy and architecture SME. I enjoy solving big complex problems, cooking and eating, woodworking and reading. I typically read between 4-8 business and technology books a month.

One Response to Fidelity

  1. Dean Keith says:

    In my early schooling in computing, they pointed out that the best computing device of the growth of a bean plant under certain conditions would be the bean plants themselves.

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