Dealing with strangers

From the leader in this week’s Economist:

“Financial progress is about learning to deal with strangers in more complex ways.”

s/Financial/Technical/ and it applies just as well. What else are we doing in tech, if not figuring out ways for strangers to deal with each-other? Sometimes we focus on designing safeguards, like firewalls or spam filters, and sometimes we focus on creating opportunities, like social networks or source code repositories.

About David Megginson

Scholar, tech guy, Canuck, open-source/data/information zealot, urban pedestrian, language geek, tea drinker, pater familias, red tory, amateur musician, private pilot.
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