Hawaii’s Missile Alert Debacle Was A Failure Of Design

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Hawaii’s Missile Alert Debacle Was A Failure Of Design

Post by Riddick » 01-19-2018 01:58 AM

Imagine you only just arrived to work on a Saturday morning, and are told to select “Test missile alert” from a computer menu. You should absolutely not select the second option. What are the chances you don’t mess it up?

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It would be easy to blame the operator for choosing the wrong menu option. But the real culprits are a lack of fail-safes and a confusing user interface that led almost inevitably to disaster. FULL STORY

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