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uyouthe
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Come on bitch. Fucking tell me how programmers were better in the "old times".

People fucking died because of stupid race conditions and bad practices.

https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

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  • 4
    "C isn't dangerous bro. Just don't make any mistakes, that simple"
  • 2
    Well, that still happens, so I wouldn't say it's better now either. (Boeing 737 Max)
  • 0
    Woah, division by zero does literally hurt in this case!
  • 2
    > AECL had never tested the Therac-25 with the combination of software and hardware until it was assembled at the hospital.

    What. The. Fuck.

    Also, many of those bugs are junior level mistakes. Who the hell wrote this? And who in their right mind would allow it in the field without extensive third-party testing?

    Bloody hell.
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    @Root testing you’re talking about is a no-brainer partly because of those exact accidents
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    @Root it's common.

    Medicine and IT is... I'm out of words.

    Remote access to cardiac stimulators / pacemakers for firmware update with no authroization / validation / ...

    Insulin pumps or other automated injectors without failsafes - you could apply lethal doses easily, cause most devices are resettable by plugging out and in...

    And most history of medicin is gruesome...
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