Jeff Papows is interviewed in a podcast on the IT Conversations network about software glitches, and their impact on our society. In some of the examples presented, the impact on the individuals in question are quite horrific.

Jeff talks about the broader push towards automation that software is having on our society, and how many of the sanity checks of human intervention in some cases are no longer present, resulting in glitches going unnoticed until the damage is inflicted on someone.

You can download the podcast from here:

Glitch: The Impact of Faulty Software

Jeff's new book Glitch: The Hidden Impact of Faulty Software is available on Amazom here:

Glitch: The Hidden Impact of Faulty Software

John Collins

I have been writing about web technology and software development since 2001. I am the developer of the Alpha Framework for PHP. I love open source, technology, and economics. You can follow updates from this blog on Twitter.

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