Postmortems

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Welcome to Postmortems 1 April 14, 2019
Y2038 error, in pension calculations, $2 million to fix 1 January 20, 2020
Soyuz 23 landing (1976) 1 January 19, 2020
Y2K20 Parking Meter Software Glitch 1 January 5, 2020
Keep Calm and Upgrade On 1 January 4, 2020
The Crazy Story of How Soviet Russia Bugged an American Embassy’s Typewriters 2 December 31, 2019
Twitter outage December 2014 due to ISO8601 year confusion 1 December 30, 2019
Boeing's Starliner fails to reach intended orbit or dock with ISS 1 December 28, 2019
A large curated list of post-mortems, sorted by category: 3 December 21, 2019
The perils of polymorphic crystals 1 December 9, 2019
Why Rockets Fail - Delta III Rocket 1998 1 December 2, 2019
Space Shuttle landed through low cloud, contrary to procedure 1 November 27, 2019
Some HP SSD Drives Will Fail at 32,768 Hours of Use 1 November 27, 2019
(book) Command and Control - USA nuclear weapons safety 1 November 27, 2019
2016 European Mars lander failure 1 November 13, 2019
Galileo outage (EU's global positioning) 3 November 11, 2019
How terrible software design decisions led to Uber’s deadly 2018 crash 1 November 7, 2019
"Cautionary Tales…" a new podcast 1 November 6, 2019
Epic's April 2018 Fortnite outage 1 October 26, 2019
Consequences of planned blackouts in California 1 October 26, 2019
New Horizons probe lost contact shortly before Pluto encounter 1 October 22, 2019
Inside Olympic Destroyer, the Most Deceptive Hack in History 2 October 22, 2019
Therac-25 medical radiation overdoses, 1985 1 October 10, 2019
Netflix Christmas Eve 2012 postmortem 1 October 4, 2019
Bad update de-indexes Patreon from search engines 1 October 2, 2019
1927 head-on rail collision (race condition) (Paragon station, Hull) 1 October 1, 2019
NotPetya caused some ten billions of collateral damage in the West, 2 September 26, 2019
1983 Soviet false alarm incident (nuclear war averted) 1 September 26, 2019
Firefighting at Notre Dame 4 September 16, 2019
US-bound flight had to turn around after coffee spilt in cockpit 1 September 14, 2019