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The Professional Architect
January/February 2012 (vol. 29 no. 1)
pp. 12-13
All complex systems grow from smaller systems that work in the first place; all complex systems will fail, in one way or another. Between the small and the large, between the perfect and the flawed, there is some person or persons who had a vision for the shape of things to come. We call such people"architects."

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Index Terms:
architecture, software-intensive systems, profession, the Matrix, dying
Grady Booch, "The Professional Architect," IEEE Software, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 12-13, Jan.-Feb. 2012, doi:10.1109/MS.2012.17
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