There are two words that have long been important to me: computerize and automate. The dictionary defines these words as follows:
tr.v., -ized, -iz·ing, -iz·es.
1. To furnish with a computer or computer system.
2. To enter, process, or store (information) in a
computer or system of computers
v., -mat·ed, -mat·ing, -mates.
1. To convert to automatic operation: automate a factory.
2. To control or operate by automation.
We often make the mistake of confusing these two concepts as the same thing. They are very different. Doing one does not imply the other. Using a computer does not mean you have automated and automating […]