Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Scott Rosenberg
- Publish Date: 2008-02-26
Our civilization runs on software. Yet the art of creating it continues to be a dark mystery, even to the experts. To find out why itâs so hard to bend computers to our will, Scott Rosenberg spent three years following a team of maverick software developersâled by Lotus 1-2-3 creator Mitch Kaporâdesigning a novel personal information manager meant to challenge market leader Microsoft Outlook. Their story takes us through a maze of abrupt
dead ends and exhilarating breakthroughs as they wrestle not only with the abstraction of code, but with the unpredictability of human behaviorâ especially their own.