I am convinced that banging on and on about warfare is hurting our ability to make pragmatic, cultural changes that protect our software and our organisations.

It’s dangerous to just accept metaphors as a way of describing the world. In many cases, that act of description changes the way you see the world — it is performative. I’m not even talking about using inclusive language, although that’s important too, I’m just talking about whether or not a particular metaphor encourages people to think about the right things at the right time.

Early on in my tech career, much of the…

Tito Sarrionandia

Head of frontend engineering at Babylon Health. Formerly ThoughtWorks, Made Tech, school teacher.

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