Software is killing us: The inappropriateness of the Rockwell Collins EDFMS-730 autopilot to flight control functions
Gregory Travis is a software developer, pilot, and IU alum. He is the author of the viral article in IEEE Spectrum, "How the Boeing 737 Max Disaster Looks to a Software Developer."
In 1977, at the age of 13, Gregory Travis wrote the Note social media platform for the CDC 6600 supercomputer. He has founded four companies, worked for Steve Jobs and made his living in the technology field from Silicon Valley to New York City. Greg’s philosophy is that there are always multiple ways to solve a problem and what is important is not technology-for-technology’s sake but choosing a technology appropriate to the problem. Greg is also a writer, specializing in aviation, cybersecurity and health-care topics. When not flying his plane, Greg lives in Bloomington, Indiana with his son. He is a 1988 graduate of Indiana University (BA, History).Presentation
November 2019 presentation, Berkeley. "CS 24-001. Boeing 737 MAX: Money, Machines and Morals in Conflict."