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Driverless Vehicles – From No Liability to High Risk

– Software companies appear to be having a rude awakening, as described in Dan Strumpf’s article, “Liability Issues Create Potholes On the Road to Driverless Cars,” in The Wall Street Journal of January 28, 2013. Commercial software companies have long gotten away with taking no responsibility…

Fail Safe, Fail Secure

– There is a particularly harrowing article about the catastrophic train crash that occurred when two high-speed trains collided in Wenzhou, China on July 23, 2011. Evan Osnos’s article “Letter from China: Boss Rail – The disaster that exposed the underside of the boom,” which appeared in…