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Mars Ate My Spacecraft

Jack Ganssle  (Principal Consultant, TGG)

Location: Room 201

Date: Wednesday, August 28

Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Track: ESC - Embedded Software Design & Verification

Format: Technical Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Civil engineers have learned how to avoid failure from their rich history of bridge collapses, tunnel flooding, and building disintegrations. The firmware world is quite different; it seems we all make the same mistakes, repeatedly, yet most problems have similar root causes. In this session, we'll examine a number of embedded disasters, large and small, and extract lessons to improve our code.