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> > There's a principle of genetics known as Fisher's
> Fundamental Theorem
> > of Natural Selection (after
> > Sir Ronald Fisher) which states that the better adapted an
> organism is to its current environment,
> > the less of a change in its environment it can survive.
> Gerald Weinberg has observed that this
> > applies to human inventions as much as to natural
> organisms, and it particularly applies to
> > programs and the systems they're part of.
cf Tom de Marco's "Slack". Premise: highly efficient organisations
are not adaptive.
Bill de hÓra
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