[LEAPSECS] Robust vs brittle design
dot at dotat.at
Tue Feb 8 10:25:27 EST 2011
On Tue, 8 Feb 2011, Rob Seaman wrote:
> 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:
Getting further off-topic:
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