Comic: That's The Way The Ball Bounces Sometimes - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
IT Life
Commentary
6/29/2015
03:36 PM
Brian Moore
Brian Moore
Commentary
100%
0%

Comic: That's The Way The Ball Bounces Sometimes

Some disasters, you just can't plan for.

If you are a CIO, I hope your DR plan includes taking pictures of stuff like this.

Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead. He has since moved on to computers ... View Full Bio
We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
StaceyE
50%
50%
StaceyE,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2015 | 7:18:18 PM
Re: the accident would not have taken place ..
I would hope they would be. I myself still do not think I could feel comfortable letting the car drive. I already have a hard time using cruise control because of the lack of control feeling that comes with it.
David Wagner
50%
50%
David Wagner,
User Rank: Strategist
6/30/2015 | 4:12:35 PM
Re: the accident would not have taken place ..
@yalanand- Couldn't be Samsung. I just wrote a story about how Samsung trucks were safer. :)
yalanand
50%
50%
yalanand,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2015 | 2:25:56 PM
Re: the accident would not have taken place ..
@david: I'm sure the truck would have been Samsung's more than Google's.
yalanand
50%
50%
yalanand,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2015 | 2:21:02 PM
Re: the accident would not have taken place ..
I think Google cars would be safe enough to avoid such confusing situations.
StaceyE
50%
50%
StaceyE,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2015 | 1:44:55 PM
Re: the accident would not have taken place ..
Right! At least if Google powered the truck and the accident happened the driver could have somewhere to lay the blame...
David Wagner
50%
50%
David Wagner,
User Rank: Strategist
6/30/2015 | 1:04:45 PM
Re: the accident would not have taken place ..
@nasimon- Unless that's an Apple facility. Then it might have been on purpose. :)
nasimson
50%
50%
nasimson,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2015 | 11:05:40 AM
the accident would not have taken place ..
The accident would not have taken place ..  if the truck was an autonomous one powered by Google :)
Slideshows
Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  11/5/2019
Slideshows
10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  11/1/2019
Commentary
Is the Computer Science Degree Dead?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary,  11/6/2019
White Papers
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
State of the Cloud
State of the Cloud
Cloud has drastically changed how IT organizations consume and deploy services in the digital age. This research report will delve into public, private and hybrid cloud adoption trends, with a special focus on infrastructure as a service and its role in the enterprise. Find out the challenges organizations are experiencing, and the technologies and strategies they are using to manage and mitigate those challenges today.
Video
Current Issue
Getting Started With Emerging Technologies
Looking to help your enterprise IT team ease the stress of putting new/emerging technologies such as AI, machine learning and IoT to work for their organizations? There are a few ways to get off on the right foot. In this report we share some expert advice on how to approach some of these seemingly daunting tech challenges.
Slideshows
Flash Poll