News tagged with human error

Former Equifax chairman apologizes for data breach

The former chairman and CEO of Equifax says the company was entrusted with personal information of 140 million Americans and "we let them down" as human error and technology failures allowed a massive data breach.

dateOct 02, 2017 in Security
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Bringing the human element to ship design

On a technological behemoth like a ship, in many cases the crew, or "human element" get little attention when planning the design and operations – a mistake, as statistics show: most accidents at sea can be traced back ...

dateSep 01, 2016 in Engineering
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Speedy the tortoise and altering the genetic code

Last week my sister sent me a great article from Buzzfeed on "a reptile dysfunction". It's about stupid people who buy cute little baby tortoises that, after a few sweet months, enter a growth spurt and rapidly begin to assume ...

dateAug 05, 2016 in Evolution
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