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liveware

[′līv‚wer]
(computer science)
The people involved in the operation of a computer system, thought of as a component of the system along with hardware and software.

liveware

/li:v'weir/ 1. A less common synonym for wetware

2. (Cambridge) Vermin. "Waiter, there's some liveware in my salad."

liveware

Human beings. Also called "warmware" and "meatware." See wetware, grayware and wares.
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It isn't just a Newport-centric movement, though, and on June 25 the rst Liveware Forum, developed by Acorn, is being held in Cardi and brings together leading software companies and industry stakeholders to discuss the issues surrounding the IT skills shortages across Wales.
Despite all the promises and research and vulture capital doled out in the 1980s, artificial intelligence (Al) and expert systems were poor substitutes for "liveware"--people, especially the experts that expert systems were to replicate.