Last week there was an interesting post by Xeni Jardin on Boing-Boing concerning the Volkswagen emissions scandal. Jardin cites a New York Times article by Jim Dywer called, “Volkswagen’s Diesel Fraud Makes Critic of Secret Code a Prophet” published earlier in the week.
This is the bit that caught immediately my attention at Boing-Boing:
“Proprietary software is an unsafe building material. You can’t inspect it.”