What Court doesn’t mention in the book is that lenses can also be used to turn a very small amount of light into a raging fire. This appears to be his strategy with Google, taking nearly any tidbit that emerges about Google and turning it into an opportunity to bash the company.
This is very easy to do and I am constantly checking myself to avoid it.
Stirring and worthwhile “modest proposal” by Bruce Schneier.
“The Department of Health has yet to recognise the hugely positive management leverage that open source can bring to bear in a change programme as large as its information revolution. Open standards in proprietary systems have not and cannot deliver ‘openness’ on their own and ‘presumption’ is no substitute for strategy.”
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