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Review: Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies

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"Well, I, uh, don't think it's quite fair to condemn a whole program because of a single slip-up, sir." - Dr Strangelove. This book is a brilliant combination of history, engineering, psychology, and ... Read full review

Review: Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies

User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

"Well, I, uh, don't think it's quite fair to condemn a whole program because of a single slip-up, sir." - Dr Strangelove. This book is a brilliant combination of history, engineering, psychology, and ... Read full review

Review: Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies

User Review  - Michael Burnam-fink - Goodreads

Normal Accidents is a momument in the field of research into sociotechnial systems, but while eminently readable and enjoyable, it is dangerously under-theorized. Perrow introduces the idea of the ... Read full review

Review: Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies

User Review  - AJ Armstrong - Goodreads

I had high hopes for this oft-cited work, but it unfortunately continues the perfect record sociologists have for disappointing me. While there us certainly good primary research in evidence, and the ... Read full review

Review: Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies

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Perrow (a Yale professor) makes an interesting argument about inherent risk involved with complex systems. Unfortunately, this book seems terribly out-of-date; without analysis of our advanced computer technologies, this book might as well be obsolete. Read full review

Review: Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies

User Review  - Forrest Horton - Goodreads

Perrow (a Yale professor) makes an interesting argument about inherent risk involved with complex systems. Unfortunately, this book seems terribly out-of-date; without analysis of our advanced computer technologies, this book might as well be obsolete. Read full review

Review: Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies

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The book discusses various systems and their tendency to fail. It is full of evidence of various failures in the past but it's very dry and boring to crunch through all of the stories. Also I was very ... Read full review

Review: Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies

User Review  - Jan - Goodreads

The book discusses various systems and their tendency to fail. It is full of evidence of various failures in the past but it's very dry and boring to crunch through all of the stories. Also I was very ... Read full review

Review: Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies

User Review  - Vasil Kolev - Goodreads

There are some interesting ideas and stories in this book, but there wasn't enough on the systems accidents, and the theoretical part was either not too much or too muddled. The afterword on the Y2K was especially bad. Read full review

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