Breaking News
Comment
The Old Timer
User Rank
Rookie
Re: 14 March 2014 Live Chat -- Lethal Software Defects
The Old Timer   3/14/2014 1:38:33 PM
NO RATINGS
I am sure that we have all beeen there where we wroted code that worked and was accepted. Then weeks or months later we thought that something outside our code could cause problems in a very rare case and wanted to correct out code to cover that rare occurane. Managements resposne was do not make the change, it will cost too much time and money.


Then months later the rare occurance happened and was going to cost much more in time and money to fix than an earlier fix. The fail to remember that they were warned. Then you were asked why you did not catch the potential problem.



EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Creating New Faceplates for Antique Analog Meters
Max Maxfield
40 comments
I've currently got a couple of hobby projects on the go that feature the use of antique analog meters. For example, there's my Inamorata Prognostication Engine and its companion, the ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
11 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
11 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
45 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)