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Neil Menne on Building Robust Systems

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Building robust systems is an important part of software engineering. For various reasons, it's rarer than it should be. How can we improve as engineers to provide robust systems in a fast-paced environment?

The wizard himself, Gerald Sussman, explores this topic by exploring how biological systems maintain functionality under the constant assault of everyday life. Building Robust Systems (https://groups.csail.mit.edu/mac/users/gjs/6.945/readings/robust-systems.pdf) promises to be an interesting dive into two seemingly disparate worlds.

The entrance on Cherry Street will probably be locked by the time we get setup. We have several different avenues for contacting us on our PWL github (https://github.com/papers-we-love/chattanooga) as well as being hooked into the Chadev slack. We'll also try and have someone at the door between 5:15 and 5:45 to let you in.