The arrival of the Programmer-Archeologist

The Antikythera Mechanism. Bronze Gallery, National Archaeological Museum of Greece, Athens. (📷: Gary Todd)

Compared to other professions, software engineering is still in its infancy. But having almost reached a point where the code still running at the bottom of many large systems wasn’t written in living memory, there are now some early signs that this phase may finally be passing.

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Alasdair Allan

Alasdair Allan

Scientist, Author, Hacker, Maker, and Journalist.