The engineering metaphor has had its time in the sun, and maybe it even used to be accurate, but now it really only serves to help non-technical people have unrealistic expectations about how software gets built.
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The internet is not going to save the world, says the Microsoft co-founder, whatever Mark Zuckerberg and Silicon Valley’s tech billionaires believe. But eradicating disease just might.
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“Inspired by a picture that went viral, we decided to see how many people would let a random person sleep on them on the subway. Here are the results, and the valuable lesson we learned.”
When Craig Lewis aged 55 had been diagnosed with a heart disease so intricate not even a pacemaker could save him, Texan doctors had to think outside of the box.
Outstandingly, they developed a revolutionary concept where by they install a device that keeps his blood in continuous flow…without a pulse.
Within a day of surgery Craig was up and speaking to doctors and now lives fully functioning without a heart. Who said science was boring?