Thursday, September 17, 2009
Murder By Computer: The Hidden Perils of Air Travel
Then I watched former terrorism czar Richard Clarke tell Bill Maher that we should consider terrorism a problem, but only one of many we face.
Then I thought about the serial killer cockpit computers I call HAL, after the maniacal 2001: A Space Odyssey (I'm afraid I can't let you do that, Dave) computer. Since 1993, HAL has murdered more than died on 9/11 and endangered thousands more. Killed a couple hundred here, another couple hundred there. No one kept score; no bell tolled for them.
Then Air France 447 fell out of the sky.
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Posted by Pete Moss at 9/17/2009 08:23:00 PM