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Discussion on: Software Engineering VS Civil Engineering

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MetaDave 🇪🇺

Survivorship bias: for every hundred year old structure that exists today, how many have previously collapsed, rotted away, or burned down?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_stru...

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Michiel Hendriks

The surviving structures are generally also well and actively maintained to fix the issues surface.
When we maintain software (by fixing issues) people often complain that software is not as stable as building and bridges.

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MetaDave 🇪🇺

Yes, good point.