Hard Questions, Soft Answers - part 1
"When we think about systems now we are really in an era where computer programs are much more complex and there isn't actually one program but multiple programs that interact."
Hard Questions, Soft Answers - part 2
"The biggest distinction probably between a program and a system is that I run the program, it does its job and then it's done. When I run a system, I get it started and it has to keep on running."
Hard Questions, Soft Answers - part 3
"The idea I had was that what these systems were trying to be like is something like what cells do in living organisms, when you have just the simplest principle in all of its different possibilities to be able to get an almost unbounded amount of complex structure."
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Deborah Richards - 2 August 2012 2:58am
I wanted to watch this video (Hard Problems Soft Answers), but it does not seem to be uploaded. I also want to have access to "To engineer is human".
Could you please provide access. I've tried a few browsers.
OpenLearn Moderator - 2 August 2012 2:28pm
Many apologies for the missing videos, I can now report they are all back on the site. Hope you enjoy them.
Many thanks for letting us know.
Deborah Richards - 13 August 2012 12:52am
I checked out the "To Engineer is Human" regarding the timings, but today when I look at the three parts to "Hard Problems soft answer", there is only a few minutes covered altogether. The first two are less than a minute long. The whole video is 29 minutes. Could you please check that the whole video is loaded. I want to show it on Tuesday.
OpenLearn Moderator - 13 August 2012 2:39pm
The 30 minute version of the video was once available to OU students but unfortunately OpenLearn doesn't have the rights to show this full version, we only have permission to show these edited portions of the video.
Many thanks Deborah and sorry we couldn't be of more help.