The Bad Astronomer writes: "Well, it may be death to my server to submit two articles at once, but I was shocked to see nothing on/. about the Perseid meteor shower, which peaks Sunday night. I have some simple advice on how to watch it, for those of you who can actually venture away from the computer and get outside. No tech, no gadgets, just you and the sky, and little bits of rock and ice impacting our atmosphere at 60 kps."
Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable.
Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable.