Just because there wasn’t a word, obviously, doesn’t mean the concept didn’t exist. And yet, Ms. Blank points out, for much of history it never really needed a definition.
There’s nothing I’d rather see than a joke in that little 140-character box.
I think the overall pattern is best described as a coincidence and not a pattern of large-scale hypocrisy but there are two important points to make about it.
With just five words, “Design is how it works” expresses succinctly and accurately that engineering should and can be part of the art of design.
Battle-hardened U.S. soldiers have shed tears over wrecked robots and risked their lives to rescue malfunctioning machine companions.