Electronic/World Wide Web>Blog:  SANKAR, SHYAM (02/02/2024), Technology is the Problem, Retrieved on 2024-02-02
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    02 FEB 2024

     Abstractions Turned Obfuscations

    There is an old saying in Silicon Valley, “There is the first 80% and the second 80%.” While it is really hard to create new technologies, it is also really hard to implement them for any measurable advantage. This has always been true: The steam engine didn’t matter until it was put into a ship and locomotive; the Wright brothers’ flight didn’t matter until it moved people; electricity needed to be delivered to the home; and telephony didn’t matter until there was a connection. ...
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