Black box or stepping stones?

Dave Snowden

Utilisation models, normally used for software projects and consultancy in contrast are delivering to requirement so each project is journey with a beginning, a midland an end while developing an application product sabot a never ending journey. The other main company, and dominant partner was Software Sciences who were a project based software house. In contrast we were trying to invest in the next generation of project, running short term installations with license fees.

RFI 133

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Their final project was to build a huge machine designed to let them physically materialize anything they wanted with a mere thought. 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