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Re: 14 March 2014 Live Chat -- Lethal Software Defects
embeddedbarr   3/14/2014 1:24:03 PM
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Having recently studied the Therac-25 and Patriot Missile Failure lethal software defects, I've noted that both have something in common with Toyota: safety systems and test protocols that didn't keep up with evolving/reused code.  For example, Patriot was late adapted to targeting Scud missiles that traveled at 2.5x the speed of earlier aircraft/cruise missile targets.  This exposed a bug that was always there.



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