Posted Monday, August 1, 2005 8:45 AM | Contributed by supermandl
California has started an investigation of last Friday's California Screamin' accident where two trains collided. It's not clear if the collision accident was caused by the computer or human.
Read more from The LA Times.
Monday, August 1, 2005 3:18 PM
always love: computer or human error debates.
And what programmed the computer?
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 9:12 AM
You are assuming a programming error rather than an equipment failure...
--Dave Althoff, Jr.
Thursday, August 4, 2005 1:54 PM
Indeed. Computer commands are only as good as the equipment it's commanding, or the input it's receiving.