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I didn't say it wasn't important.
By staring at the screen 8x7. JMF stared at a SYSDPY screen updating itself every 30 seconds just before he started coming up with the CPU thingie we eventually called SMP. TW would stare at some flavor of a screen whilt the system was moving head to and fro or whap-whapping six magtapes on a controller. Network people seem to have spent all their lifetimes staring at pictures of bit flows.
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That "multi-state" view with lots of alternative desktops is important in a job setting; where I may have a desktop with a NMS running, a couple of desktops running...
There you go again, underestimating my abilities by 100%. :-)
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Backhoe operators are supposed to be alert and watch for the telltale red tinted concrete marking a buried live electrical...
She didn't have the ability to see others' thinking patterns. I don't think many people can see this.
Sure. This is a requirement if you do any kind of bit-flow managing or mbuttaging. My particular job had to include the thinking and work patterns of my guys and our customers in my bit flow plans with the goal to not create tsunamis in their work patterns.
My yoga teacher commented that programmers were the easiest people to teach because they had no problems divorcing their thinking from the present. Balancing on one body point for minutes at a time requires stopping thinking about that body point. Programmers can do this at the drop of a bit.
It's a common thinking pattern in my computing world. Those who couldn't think like this didn't do much.
I suspect there is may be one or two who doesn't think like this ;-). What I'm saying is this is how bit gods think.
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