Is Software Engineering Still an Oxymoron? • Alan Kay • GOTO 2021

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Alan Kay - A.M. Turing Award Winner for "...Fundamental Contributions to Personal Computing"

ABSTRACT
You're probably working on something he's pioneered every single day.
He has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society of Arts. He is best known for his pioneering work on object-oriented programming and windowing graphical user interface (GUI) design. [...]

TIMECODES
00:00 Intro
05:39 How to make progress
13:22 How *not* to make progress
21:06 60 years ago
33:54 CAD – SIM – FAB?
41:19 Understanding "Us"
56:10 The pledge of a real engineer
57:14 Outro

Read the full abstract here:
https://gotocph.com/2021/sessions/1932/is-software-engineering-still-an-oxymoron

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