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Death March, Second Edition by Edward Yourdon

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Chapter 10. Death March Tools and Technology

 

#3 pencils and quadrille pads.

 
 --Seymour Cray (1925–1996), when asked what CAD tools he used to design the Cray I supercomputer; he also recommended using the back side of the pages so that the lines were not so dominant
 

I just bought a Mac to help me design the next Cray.

 
 --Seymour Cray (1925–1996), when he was informed that Apple Computer, Inc. had recently bought a Cray supercomputer to help them design the next Mac

Back in the summer of 1992, I had dinner with an amiable group of mid-level Microsoft managers. During the course of the discussion, I asked if it was common for Microsoft project teams to use such methodologies as structured analysis or object-oriented design. The answers ranged from ...

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