THE CODE ISSUE 18

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Here is another one of my favorite quotes from the special double issue of Bloomberg Businessweek on computer coding. This one addresses some of the creative destruction that has accompanied our technology revolution (Paul Ford, “The Code Issue”, 6/15/15–6/28/15, p. 74):

Of course, while we were trying to build a bookstore [Amazon.com], we actually built the death of bookstores—that seems to happen a lot in the business. You set out to do something cool and end up destroying lots of things that came before.





About James Meadows

Currently I serve as a training team manager for Johnson Controls at a customer-care center in Kansas City. Additionally, I am a business consultant, a freelance corporate writer, an Assembly of God ordained minister, a Civil Air Patrol chaplain, and a blogger. I believe we are living in the most fascinating times of human history. To maximize the opportunities these times present, I have a passionate interest in leadership development and organizational success, both of which I view as inextricably linked.

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