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Submission + - How that 'extra 9' could ward off a Zombie Apocalypse (networkworld.com)

netbuzz writes: The questioner on Quora asks: “When is the difference between 99% accuracy and 99.9% accuracy very important?” And the most popular answer provided cites an example familiar to all of you: service level agreements. However, the most entertaining reply comes from a computer science and mathematics student at the University of Texas, Alex Suchman. Here’s his answer: “When it can stop a Zombie Apocalypse.”
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How that 'extra 9' could ward off a Zombie Apocalypse

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