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#28: “Always Check Your Defaults” with Hunter Davis of RealSelf | Educative Sessions

December 9, 2020

Long ago a much younger engineer was fresh out of college and writing software for a manufacturing company whose machines cut wings for stealth bombers. This is the story of a trio of troublesome software bugs, one debugged while talking over the phone with an unnamed military personnel, one which caused the printing of 30K extra "disk 2" cds, and one which deleted all the files on his supervisor's machine.

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Hunter Davis is an author, hacker, blogger, and currently Director of Engineering at RealSelf.

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