American Journal of Information Systems

Current Issue» Volume 2, Number 3 (2014)


Computer System Users are like Fish

1Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

American Journal of Information Systems. 2014, 2(3), 49-51
DOI: 10.12691/ajis-2-3-1
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Cite this paper:
Ralph M. DeFrangesco. Computer System Users are like Fish. American Journal of Information Systems. 2014; 2(3):49-51. doi: 10.12691/ajis-2-3-1.

Correspondence to: Ralph  M. DeFrangesco, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Email:


This paper has looked at the habits of computer users when faced with a slow system and has drawn a direct correlation between how they react and fish population dynamics. A survey has been presented that supports the proposed theory.



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