There’s a key piece of magic in the engineering of the Internet which you rely on every single day. It happens in the TCP protocol, one of the fundamental building blocks of the Internet.
There are two opposing forces inside Microsoft, which I will refer to, somewhat tongue-in-cheek, as The Raymond Chen Camp and The MSDN Magazine Camp.
Making software is not a manufacturing process. In the 1980s everyone was running around terrified that Japanese software companies were setting up “software factories” that could churn out the high-quality code on an assembly line. It didn’t make any sense then and it doesn’t make sense now. Shoving a lot of programmers into a room and lining them up in neat rows did not really help get the bug counts down.