By Doug Riecken
Communications of the ACM,
Vol. 43 No. 8, Pages 89-91
"If we perceive our role aright, we then see more clearly the proper criterion for success: a toolmaker succeeds as, and only as, the users of his tool succeed with his aid. However shining the blade, however perfect the heft, a sword is tested only by cutting. That swordsmith is successful whose clients die of old age." 
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