Dreaming in Code | Scott Rosenberg
Why is good software so hard to make? Since no one seems to have a definitive answer even now, at the start of the twenty-first century, fifty years deep into the computer era, I offer, by way of exploration, the tale of the making of one piece of software — a story about a group of people setting their shoulders once more to the boulder of code and heaving it up the hill, stymied by obstacles old and new, struggling to make something useful and rich and lasting.
l’histoire du développement de Chandler ( http://chandlerproject.org ) un #logiciel_libre financé par Mitch Kapor. Avec plein d’exemples de projets de software plantés après des centaines de millions de dollars…