Issue No. 02 - March-April (2013 vol. 17)
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Vinton G. Cerf , Google
Rigid designs are often brittle under stress; loosely coupled systems, on the other hand, can withstand changing conditions and stresses more effectively. Such designs are often more adaptable. Currency exchange rates, information hiding, and the design of earthquake-resistant buildings all share this loose coupling property.
loosely coupled systems, flexible design, resilience
V. G. Cerf, "Loose Couplings," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 17, no. , pp. 96, 2013.