The Darwinian approach to software development

Little could Charles Darwin have known that, 175 years after he boarded the HMS Beagle to journey for five years from Plymouth to the South Americas and beyond, his discoveries along the way would one day be helping the world's investment banks structure some of the most complex credit derivatives available.However, the same forward-looking theory of evolution he developed, and its tenet that those best able to pursue their purpose in their environment would survive and thrive, is being take