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Complexity has nothing to do with intelligence, simplicity does.
Complexity kills. It sucks the life out of developers, it makes products difficult to plan, build and test, it introduces security challenges and it causes end-user and administrator frustration.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.
Simplicity — the art of maximizing the amount of work not done — is essential.
The computing scientist’s main challenge is not to get confused by the complexities of his own making.
Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability.
The unavoidable price of reliability is simplicity.
Simplicity carried to the extreme becomes elegance.
Beauty is more important in computing than anywhere else in technology because software is so complicated. Beauty is the ultimate defence against complexity.
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