[LEAPSECS] Robust vs brittle design

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Tue Feb 8 09:38:03 EST 2011

Ian Batten wrote:

> Knife-edge systems which rely on the correct application of high-grade skills may suit people with "The Right Stuff", but real-world engineering has to function when the operators are merely average, or tired, or distracted.

There was a recent Risk's Digest contribution related to this:


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