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Black box or stepping stones?

Dave Snowden

The culture and measurements are very different. He never understood how I made a profit and the idea I would invest that in a new development for which there was no RFI, no agreed client spec was alien. Developing application software is a complex dance in which need and delivery co-evolve, its not a linear process. Using utility tools to provide short term function, rather than forcing development of long term capability is another common error or mistake.

RFI 133

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Dealing with the (Virtual) World in our Minds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Maybe the reason I am so excited about the whole subject of Virtual Worlds is that in our own way we are beginning to have tools that let us make real the fruits of our imagination. If IBM would write a decent RFI and put that out for responses, it would be interesting to see if that is not just a lot cheaper but a lot more informative and capable of building a consensus faster than all of the metaverse conferences put together.

RFI 100

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Small Basket of Virtual World Items

Mark Oehlert

Second, look at some of the quotes from the RFI and/or associated Web site: "There is increasing recognition that these synthetic environments can serve as powerful “hands-on” tools for teaching a range of complex subjects." e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

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