Author's note

Here’s a great disclaimer from an article on MapReduce:

I wrote this essay specifically to be controversial. The views expressed herein are more extreme than what I believe personally, written primarily for the purposes of provoking discussion. If after reading this essay you have a strong reaction, then I’ve accomplished my goal :)

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2 comments on “Author's note
  1. So, it’s a well-intended troll?

  2. John says:

    It’s not that troll-ish. The paper has substance. The author makes a few hyperbolic statements, but I believe he has discovered that hyperbole is lost on many geeks, and so he put a flashing red light on the first page saying “WARNING! Hyperbole ahead.”

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