complexity
of uncivil law

i recall the proud pronouncement
in nineteen eighty ish
that computers have become
the most complex of systems
created by mankind

now this complexity has grown
ten thousand times
like embryo to adult*

english law has not

yet computers do not need a ring of nerds
advising any mundane man on how to what
telling them which click to where or when to mouse

complexity is simply used
no expert stammers round

law
that such a simple system
needs heards of clever beagles
merely to operate
condemns itself



*by moore’s law**



**moore’s law the intel*** rule of thumb
so far observed by the crash of history
predicts computer power will magnitude
every half decade
so consequentially does complexity

***for presumptive types
intel remain ignorant of this poem
no assumption can be made
regarding their opinions

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