8.3. Dark, Light, or Just Another Shade of Grey?

  1. Johann Rost and
  2. Robert L. Glass

Published Online: 22 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470909959.ch11

The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects

The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects

How to Cite

Rost, J. and Glass, R. L. (2010) Dark, Light, or Just Another Shade of Grey?, in The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470909959.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 7 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470597170

Online ISBN: 9780470909959

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Keywords:

  • dark, light, or just another shade of grey - software systems, failing for human reasons and not for engineering reasons;
  • inability of software researchers - in developing concepts of quantifiable engineering, software quickly subordinated by business gurus into a branch of management;
  • World Wide Web and the open source - allowing hijacking by ignorance, sustaining self- delusion, hubris, breathtaking incompetence, in the normal business world