The Kirsch postulate


In “An undetected error, Russell A. Kirsch states “the Kirsch postulate”:

All computers are always, in some sense, “broken.”

How he reached to that assertion is an interesting story that includes moving the SEAC, a logic (wiring) error found out during the move and a lot of debugging that really missed the error.

[†] – “Letters,” Computer, Vol. 42, 04, pp. 6-7, April, 2009.


One Response to “The Kirsch postulate”

  1. angelos Says:

    tshh, το ’90 έλεγα “on the internet nothing works all of the time “

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