Software Falls Apart

“Frigo, Beer Pub, Shinjuku, Tokyo” by shinyai

If you know me, you know I hate meetings. But at two straight shops now I have encountered weekly “tech meetings”, where the only thing missing is pints of beer and a dart board.

Those are fine.

At our latest such chat, a young tiger asked how, in a time of encroaching uncertainty, facing the inexorable decay of entropy, us old IT farts could hope to cling to capturing broken data in our rigid SQL…