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September 9th, 2010, 14:57
Originally Posted by wolfing View Post
up to a point, then they add so many things that it suddenly becomes worse.
Interestingly, this appears to be some kind of nature's law : Add up more and more complexity.

For example each office software package becomes more and more complex. With each iteration. also known as "featuritis" here.

You can watch the very same "add complexity" natural law in every complex object - like in tools, computers, machines, companies, states, bureacracy …
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (E.F.Schumacher, Economist, Source)
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