Archive | November, 2015

The Power of Persistently Pointless Processes: Have You Balanced Your Checkbook Lately?

Technology historians routinely point to examples of legacy hardware design driving new products in odd ways. This “path dependence” ┬áis often cited as a barrier to innovation and the cause of long-term inefficiency. The layout of the letters on your keyboard is a common example. This so-called QWERTY keyboard layout originally designed for typewriters is […]

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