Posted on April 11, 2013 8:30 am

How That 'Extra .9%' Could Ward Off a Zombie Apocalypse

from the protect-ya-neck dept.

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.