Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Video: Michael Barr Speaks of Software That Kills

At the bottom of the page is an interview with Michael Barr, from EETimes.

The most significant quote --

System safety can't be an afterthought, Barr insists. It must be designed from the very beginning into a system.

Anyone who has read the accounts of TOYOTA SUDDEN UNINTENDED ACCELERATION crashes, has to wonder where TOYOTA placed SAFETY.

The TOYOTA below belonged to John and Diane Biello of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, written about here:
"I advise people not to buy Toyotas,"....

For some additional information:
Problems With The World's Largest Automobile Manufacturer

Toyota Defects Only Result in a Fine of $16 Million

Michael Barr at ESC/EE Live!: Toyota underestimated risk ...

Beware of Toyota. Their next victim may be YOU...

Toyota's killer firmware: Bad design and its consequences ...


This is roughly translated driver out foot on brake and then SUA with no ability to stop.