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Why Build Software?
January/February 1997 (vol. 14 no. 1)
pp. 4-6

If I can stop one heart from breaking,

I shall not live in vain.

If I can ease one life the aching,

or cool one pain,

or help one fainting robin

unto his nest again,

I shall not live in vain.

—Emily Dickenson

Citation:
Alan M. Davis, "Why Build Software?," IEEE Software, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 4-6, Jan.-Feb. 1997, doi:10.1109/MS.1997.10001
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