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A Software Engineer’s Guide to Cybernetics

Before ‘cyber’ was a prefix for everything internet and computers, it was how mathematicians were going to conquer the world.

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I first encountered the word cybernetics while reading Benjamin Peters’s account of the Soviet Union’s attempts to invent the internet, How Not to Network a Nation (still a little disappointed that MIT didn’t spell it Nyetwork, come on!) At the time my reaction to it…



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Marianne Bellotti

Author of Kill It with Fire Manage Aging Computer Systems (and Future Proof Modern Ones)