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Comment: Re:So why are they called Software Engineers (Score 1) 349 349

Yes. Also the ideas of "we can just fix it in software" and "what do you mean the software isn't ready? we got the hardware in today and we're on a really tight schedule!" don't help matters any. You are right, though, the biggest problem is a lack of useful requirements, specifications, and other assorted documentation.
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Congressman Wants Health Warnings On Video Games 421 421

An anonymous reader writes "California Rep. Joe Baca has proposed a bill which would mandate placing health warning labels on any video game rated T (13+) or higher by the ESRB. The Video Game Health Labeling Act of 2009 would require a cigarette pack-like label that reads, 'WARNING: Excessive exposure to violent video games and other violent media has been linked to aggressive behavior.'"

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