Grady Booch says developers rule
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Grady Booch gave at this year’s IBM Impact conference. Grady has devoted his life to improving the art of software development. As an IBM Fellow (and ex-chief scientist of Rational), he knows a bit about software and where it’s going. And where it’s going is an interesting place. The emerging environment is one where:
What’s so is that this means developers have to think broader: into the legal, ethical, business and social implications of their code. Said Grady, “Every line of code you write instantly becomes legacy and impacts the future.” Hence, every line of code becomes an ethical decision. With great power comes great responsibility. Grady thinks you’re up to it. Make him proud. And rule wisely.