IT pornography

Gibbs, Mark
November 2007
Network World;11/26/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 46, p50
Trade Publication
The article discusses the pornographic side of information technology (IT) industry. According to the author, IT industry and software engineers poses the characteristics of gluttony, lust and greed wherein they demands and consumes more of the required capabilities and standard of the software and hardware as well as the latest technological advancements available every year. It also discusses the relevance of the characteristics in the IT industry as well as provides concrete examples. He adds that the demands are not that necessary since technologies can support each other, they use it to cope with the advancing technology as well as contributes to the increase of power consumption.


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