This thought also occurred to me over the weekend, listening to homeland security announcements.
I think the real problem is that we are in a permanent state of emergency, grasping at straws to get our work done. We perform many minor miracles through trial and error, excessive use of brute force, and lots and lots of testing, but -- so often -- it's not enough.
Who is that, and what is the subject? Click through.
The Real Problem | Technology Review