michael from the stranger-in-strange-land dept.
StJefferson writes "The Heinleins' estate has just announced the establishment of a US$500,000 prize to be awarded as often as annually for individual accomplishment in commercial space activities. What a terrific application of the legacy - both financial and intellectual - of the Dean of Science Fiction!"
Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable.
Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable.