Tag: software

  • Encounter: Microsoft’s Excel Might Be The Most Dangerous Software On The Planet

    The original article is from 2013, and I guess/feel it is still true. Excel is a good tool, but often a misunderstood and misused one. … No, really, it’s possible that Microsoft’s Excel is the most dangerous software on the planet. Yes, more dangerous than rogue code running a nuclear power plant, than the Stuxnet…

  • Normal Accident

    The term “Normal accident” really caught my attention – how can an accident be normal? Are complex software systems, especially ones with technical debt and many knowledge transfers, destined to have (catastrophic) failures? Find below some quotes from the related Wikipedia articles (emphasis mine) and the reference. —- A system accident (or normal accident) is an “unanticipated interaction…

  • Tools List

    Here are some essentials I install right away on a computer and can’t live without.