11-02-2005, 09:30 PM
I think a lot of it speaks for itself, i found it when i was searching for a computer that was supposed to save the world, and instead found this
11-02-2005, 09:39 PM
nice article but what does it have to do with lost?
11-02-2005, 09:43 PM
Sirens blaring, warning lights flashing, computer screens showing nuclear missiles on their way, one man in charge of a red button labeled “START”
1 or 2 men in charge of an execute button
"from the time I made the decision to when it was all over, it was five minutes max.”
i know it's a stretch, i think its interesting
ok, so he has 4 minutes once the warning blares, not 5
11-02-2005, 09:48 PM
and he also knew exactly what the button was for and didn't have to (and didn't want to) push it and that the only time he would ever have to be in a situation to push the button is when the sensors thought the US was launching nuclear missiles at Russia and that he was there with a large crew of people to help monitor the computers and....
yeah it's a stretch
but still a good read and thank GOD he didn't press the button