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I'd read about her daughter's fault-finding skills before, and the same bug _was_ triggered by astronauts, on "the very next flight, Apollo 8..." And _then_ the safeguard got added before Apollo 11.

* https://wehackthemoon.com/people/margaret-hamilton-her-daugh...

It turns out that children are inherently well qualified for the job of chaos monkeys.

I wonder how much the ”everyone knows not to do that” attitude to safeguards has cost in total, in money and/or human lifes.

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