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It's Stanislav Petrov day —40yrs ago he saved world by suppressing a tech glitch (wikipedia.org)
129 points by toss1 9 months ago | hide | past | favorite | 7 comments

I'll put it on my calendar! With all there is to elicit dismay, it is a welcome breath to commemorate that on that day, we did not get hit by a bus!

Loving this geocities-style tribute to petrov (found on wiki). https://www.brightstarsound.com/index.html

Crimson Tide is a 1995 American action thriller film directed by Tony Scott and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer. It takes place during a period of political turmoil in Russia, in which ultranationalists threaten to launch nuclear missiles at the United States and Japan.


What's with all the posts lately that have edited titles for submissions

40 years is not that long ago. Have we really learned anything ?

Imagine the dev after the apocalypse, “it worked on my pc”

Kudos to Petrov btw

I recently learned that there was another even closer call than Stanislav Petrov


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