I am a computer engineer, architect designer of the information system also systems and networks, or vis-versa. Yet, I prefer to define myself as a computer engineer with a specialty generalist.
After 38 years of providing IT services, I really did not want to share my talents with private companies that only want to maximize their profits without paying their employees.
Over the past 38 years I have been involved in the development of computer science and have contributed modestly to its penetration into all strata of the economy, in various sectors of activity, for many companies and occasionally oversea.
ICT is a great toolbox for all businesses. But it is also necessary that these tools be mastered and correctly used with the objective of providing effective support and accompaniment to the missions of the company.
We speak of urbanization of the information system, a strategic discipline for the organization.
We talk about the security of the information system, a vital discipline.
As in other fields, computing is the object of fashion effects. What is needed? What is superfluous? What about planned obsolescence?
Today, I use my free time to explore new technologies.
One last word.
Man is the only species which, aware that its activities destroy its environment, persists in its excess. At the risk of rendering his house largely uninhabitable. This is what I call “Aboriginal Syndrome”.
To understand it, you need to know the history of the settlement of Australia about 45,000 years ago and the effects of climate change around 12,000 years ago.
In a TED talk Mr. David Lee says
“Ask people what problems they aspire to solve and what talents they want to bring to work.”
“When you encourage people to give of themselves, it can be astonishing to see just how much they are more than just workers.”
I agree with him.