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What Do You Do To Get There?

It is time to start considering that we are in the business of bottling reality. If we accept the premises and conclusions of this paper, we should begin to undertake the representation of physical reality within our system, and provide the hooks which allow modeling and simulation to be added on to the system as easily as one adds geometric operations today.

One specific example of what I'm talking about is the concrete proposal to add dimensionality to variables in our package. But this is just a first step on a road that may be decades long. I don't have the solutions and I don't even know many of the problems, but I'm becoming convinced that this is what this business is really about.

Editor: John Walker