146: Resiliency is Hard

Season 1 | Episode 146
1h 9m | Sep 27, 2023

The products that we build can become quite complex and involve many interconnected parts. Due to this complexity, and to the properties of the natural world, these products will begin to fail in new and exciting ways. There's really no way to stop a system from failing; but, we can build systems that are more resilient to failure. That said, this is oftentimes much more challenging than we expect. On today's show, we talk about the complex systems that we've built personally; and, how we attempt to keep them online in the face of uncertainty.

As a funny aside on the topic of complexity, checkout Tom Scott's video: The Problem with Time & Timezones.

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With audio editing and engineering by ZCross Media.

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