A software mogul usually Bill Gates, but sometimes another makes a speech. If the automobile industry had developed like the software industry, the mogul proclaims, we would all be driving $25 cars that get 1,000 miles to the gallon. To which an automobile executive retorts, Yeah, and if cars were like software, they would crash twice a day for no reason, and when you called for service, they’d tell you to reinstall the engine.