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Building IT Solutions is Like Going to the Beach


Preface - Metaphors Are Always Wrong Comment sections are full of more or less well intended metaphors. One of the most popular ones is comparing X with a car. Of course there is no shortage of people that explain en detail why these metaphors are wrong. I think those comments often miss the point of a good metaphor. A metaphor is by definition an abstraction, or you could call it a model.