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  • Over 18 months from 1985 to 1987, the Therac-25 radiation therapy system overdosed six patients, killing at least two. And poor software design was directly at fault.

    Read this article in the July issue of MSDN Magazine

    Friday, July 1, 2016 6:46 PM

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  • Considering the link to Nancy Levenson's PDF is incorrect, (you can read the PDF yourself at bit.ly/1QnJO3h ) the question is raised- who checks the work of others?  Start here to find the paper.http://sunnyday.mit.edu/

    Saturday, July 2, 2016 2:34 PM
  • Thank you for catching that. The link has been corrected and takes readers to Nancy Levenson's PDF report.
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:19 PM