software modularity

Modularity Parable and Software

Thursday, November 26, 2020

In his seminal book,Β The Sciences of the Artificial, Herb SimonΒ describes the parable of watchmakers named Hora and Tempus. They built watches out of 1000 parts. The watches were of the highest quality – as a result, they were often interrupted by customers calling up to place orders. However, they built watches using different techniques. Tempus …