Monthly Archive: September 2013

The Nuclear Arms Race and Deep Space Exploration

The Nuclear Arms Race and Deep Space Exploration

Wired has a fascinating article which focuses on the world’s dwindling supply of plutonium-238, a veritable super fuel in the field of deep space exploration: In 1977, the Voyager 1 spacecraft left Earth on a four-year mission to explore Jupiter...

The Dichotomy of Change Control and Quality Software

It may seem counter-intuitive to the old guard that change control can actually negatively affect the quality of software, but when implemented in such a way that it dramatically increases the cost and effort of making software improvements, it leads...