Yet another building architect or why you should focus on ‘what’ rather than ‘how’

Carson Pirie Scott building, Chicago, Illinois - Louis_Sullivan

Many self-respecting software architects have read Christopher Alexander's book, 'A Pattern Language' and included it as part of their own 'must read' book list. No, I haven't read it in its entirety, but I'd recommend reading Richard Gabriel's book, 'Patterns of Software' [PDF, 1.2Mb] instead. It contains a very thoughtful analysis of Alexander's work in …

Microsoft’s Bing uses Google search results – and denies it

Google Catches Bing Copying; Microsoft Says ‘So What?’ | Epicenter | Wired.com. An official admission from Microsoft that their search service, Bing, just isn't good enough? This is truly amazing.... Official Google Blog: Microsoft’s Bing uses Google search results—and denies it. ... and now someone at Microsoft thought - whoops, better deny this one despite initial …