Rechenfehler

Gelesen im Dr. Dobbs Newsletter:-)

And math should have mattered more to the Army Corp of Engineers who announced in June that its repairs and upgrades to levees in New Orleans would let the system hold back floodwaters 5 feet beyond the Katrina level. However, more recently the corp announced that because someone used a minus sign instead of a plus sign, the levees would actually only protect against flooding 6 inches above the Katrina level.

Und jemand anders hatte sich schon auf der Suche gemacht nach anderen Quellen.  Ich bin froh, dass mir das nicht pasiert ist…

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