Thermonuclear War XP

I have commented in the dim and distant past about Windows’ strengths and weaknesses and the places where Windows does and really doesn’t belong. I have to grudgingly admit that Windows probably does belong (when reinforced with reguarly updated anti-virus software and a solid firewall) in the desktop arena. It might even belong in the odd server or two.

It probably does not belong in PDAs. It does not belong in cars. It definitely does not belong in ATMs. And it really does not belong in nuclear-armed submarines.

This is downright scary. I would have thought that, in the Royal Navy’s choice of technological systems, security would be the single largest priority, especially for systems which will be used in combat situations. It would appear I am mistaken…

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