Once Upon a Time

By Grady Booch
Published 11/15/2016
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The story of computing is the story of humanity. Civilization is filled with storytelling, which helps us understand our past, reconcile our present, and be intentional of our future. Similarly, as developers, we are the storytellers, using our software and our hardware as our brush and our canvas.

From IEEE Software’s Issue 6 – November/December 2016



About Grady Booch

Grady Booch is a Chief Scientist of Software Engineering at IBM. He is recognized internationally for improving the art and the science of software development and has served as architect and architectural mentor for numerous complex software-intensive systems around the world. The author of six best-selling books and several hundred articles on computing, he has lectured on topics as diverse as software methodology and the morality of computing. He is an IBM Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, an ACM Fellow, a World Technology Network Fellow, and a Software Development Forum Visionary.