Saturday, December 7, 2013

Putting Software in Perspective

While I tend to complain only about the deterioration of software quality, the world received a painful lesson in a more general dependence of technology that lacks a competent maintenance staff when almost all air travel in Great Britain was brought to a screaming halt by a failure in the internal telephone system of the National Air Traffic Service; in conditions like those, folks stalled on the ground should probably feel thankful that they were not up in the sky!

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