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The One Big Thing That Will Reduce Software Bugs, But No One Does It

David Thielen | Posted 10.01.2014 | Technology
David Thielen

This one simple change in the mindset of programmers can drastically reduce the number and seriousness of bugs. This change leads to software that wor...

Strategy Anatomy: Plays Behind the Obamacare Rollout

Alan Kelly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Alan Kelly

When corporations and administrations get in a fix, conventional wisdom is to pat down the negatives. (Rarely do they leverage them, but that's another story.) And if they're listening to crisis counselors, the other imperative is to get ahead of the bad news.

Software Snakes on a Plane 2 -- The Phone Interview

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John T. Halliday

Dr. Nancy G. Leveson said, "There will always be another software bug; never trust human life solely on software." This assessment is significant when Sam Fleishman asks about the Boeing 777 rogue computer.

Software Snakes On A Plane: An Interactive Thriller -- Part One

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John T. Halliday

"Never trust human life solely on software." -- Dr. Nancy G. Leveson, MIT Dateline: August 2005. Imagine that you're the captain of this Malay...