28 Oct '11, 6pm

NASA did a bad job investigating Toyota unintended acceleration

Remember unintended acceleration? Here's what NASA should have examined in Toyota's software. Software has become ubiquitous, embedded as it is into the fabric of our lives in literally billions of new (non-computer) products per year, from microwave ovens to electronic throttle controls. When products controlled by software are the subject of litigation, whether for infringement of intellectual property rights or product liability, it's imperative to analyze the embedded software (also known as firmware) properly and thoroughly. This article enumerates five best practices for embedded software source-code discovery and the rationale for each. In February 2011, the U.S. government's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (www.nhtsa.gov ) and a team from NASA's Engineering and Safety Center (www.nasa.gov/offices/nesc/ ) published reports of their joint investigation...

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