Southwest Airlines Let Computers Run Things – How’s That Working Out?

By | December 29, 2022 | 0 Comments
• Year-old Apple laptop updates itself, mouse and touch pad unusable. Tech can’t solve problem. Laptop is now an expensive doorstop.
• Southwest Airlines in meltdown, blames computer program that was unable to handle scheduling problems. Bad weather played a major role, but the program could cope only with normal staffing. Humans were needed to handle a crisis.

Want computers to drive your car or control your health care? The most complex computer, in fact the most complex thing in the known universe, is the human brain. We are far from obsolete, unless we make ourselves obsolete by our own apathy and laziness. Keep your hands on the steering wheel.

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