Bjarne Stroustrup explains why software sucks (bad)

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In the 1980s and 90s, Bjarne Stroustrup designed and implemented the C++ programming language, which popularized object-oriented programming and influenced numerous other programming languages, including Java.

Technology Review has published an interview with Bjarne Stroustrup the inventor of the C++ programming language, defends his legacy and examines what’s wrong with most software code.

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