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Where did someone assume that the programmer was to blame? How do you find out if the High On Totem Pole Man is to blame if you can't depose the Low On Totem Pole Man? You can't. You are forced to take the High On Totem Pole Man's word for it.



> Where did someone assume that the programmer was to blame?

I agree higher-ups bear the brunt of responsibility, but the title of this post currently says "the programmer behind the THERAC-25 Fiasco was never found"


The man over others is the responsible person. If you don't have this, you have no reasonable reason to be incorporated.


If your doctor harms you, you don't sue his boss for malpractice, do you?


But a doctor is not tolled how to perform an operation. Whereas a developer in most all cases is. Just like in the emissions scandal of VW.


If a doctor is told to do something they know will harm a patient, they have to refuse or they are guilty of malpractice.

Engineers at VW were found guilty:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/volkswagen-engineer-sentenced-f...




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