The _practice of computation_, as a field, is less than a century old. We measure the things we can measure, usually the things that are easy to measure, but at the intersection of humans and computers, the most important part of the exercise, this field is still deeply & dogmatically superstitious. The false stamps of authority are everywhere.
I mean, look at this. Look at it.
... And try to tell me that isn't occultist kabbalism delivered via powerpoint.