Postmortems

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How terrible software design decisions led to Uber’s deadly 2018 crash 1 November 7, 2019
1927 head-on rail collision (race condition) (Paragon station, Hull) 1 October 1, 2019
US-bound flight had to turn around after coffee spilt in cockpit 1 September 14, 2019
Gimli Glider (1983, 767, emergency landing) 1 August 20, 2019
Qantas Flight 72 (2008) uncommanded nose down; severe injuries 1 August 12, 2019
NTSB: Lack of Navy Oversight, Training Were Primary Causes of Fatal McCain 1 August 11, 2019
The Silver Bridge disaster (1967) 1 July 8, 2019
Surviving partial ejection (military aviation) 1 June 22, 2019
1628: Swedish Navy’s new flagship sinks on its maiden voyage 1 May 2, 2019
Intel's Spectre, and the Tay Bridge disaster 1 April 24, 2019
Boeing's 737 MAX (two total losses, many hundreds killed) 2 April 23, 2019
"On August 1 last year, 4 March 4, 2016
A long piece on the failure of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge - often misattributed 1 January 2, 2016
This is an outstanding review of an incident in Massachusetts that should never have 7 December 30, 2015
10,000 global variables? Oh boy 6 December 1, 2015
Orly airport runs on Windows 3.1, except when it doesn't. Upgrade due in 2017. 3 November 13, 2015
A fundamental principle of good engineering is that you 1 July 28, 2015
The accidental sinking of the USS Guitarro nuclear submarine during its construction in 1969 delayed 5 November 20, 2014
The lessons from this one should come in handy for future generations of wooden 2 September 17, 2014
Another interesting detail about this incident 1 May 12, 2014
How the U2 spyplane caused commercial flight disruption: """The incident, 4 May 9, 2014
All future postmortems will now contain animations. Seriously though -- this is pretty detailed 1 January 17, 2014
A (less formal than your usual PM) postmortem for AF447 1 December 28, 2012