In related news, Bill Gates no longer richest man in the world.
And it would be a hell of a psychologist.
The emacs psychotherapist doesn't even like me using the word 'hell'. I'm afraid feeding an AI with even a small subset of YouTube would drive it into a blind rage.
Be careful what you wish for.
Isn't that what QA is for?
That depends on whether you have implemented some sort of feedback to engineering from QA. If you start to se some variance in the dimensions (or other parameters) from a manufacturing step, even if these are still within tolerances you can see if there is a correlation to increases in problems in service.
We tried nuclear fission. But the really silly monkeys just started screaming and flinging poo.
A whole new meaning to "General Failure writing to device".
Do you have an references
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Being slapped with massive fines is usually pretty good motivation for a company.
Some years ago, Boeing was slapped with $500 million in fines by the DoJ. Within a few weeks, the Pentagon cut Boeing a check for
When you are the only source for some hardware, you don't pay fines. The taxpayer pays fines. And sometimes, you even make a profit on the transaction.
there is no free market, and there never has been,
If they detect a police car parked behind the billboard, they switch to a large picture of a policeman parked behind the billboard.
I mean imagine if you'd do this and that person went on to become a CEO?
The person you are standing in for is probably the son of some PLA general. And you still have relatives in China. So you will be returning and the general's idiot kid will be attending Harvard. And going on to be a CEO.
So, yes. This is typical executive behavior.
Well, there goes my weekend.
Doing business with unknown, shady companies
Otherwise known as a free market economy.
Punish these companies how exactly? Refuse to give them any more US contracts? Then they just move offshore and serve the Chinese, Russian, Indian and other markets openly. And that's one less source our military has. If you can identify individuals within these companies that knowingly sold to restricted customers, perhaps you could throw them in prison. But in my experience with DoD contractors, you'll either get a sacrificial goat or they will wreck their own companies defending the good old boy network.