One of the most irritating things about computers is how they stutter, freeze up or simply crash altogether, usually at the worst possible time. That happened to me this morning, and it really got me thinking.
Why is it that after all these years computers still crash at all?
Software engineers have been designing programs and writing code for decades, and the tools they use are more powerful than ever.
Why then do expensive software packages that were designed using millions of dollars of research and development funds cause us so much grief? [Read more…]