siliconbits writes: Now China has its own 3G (and soon 4G) mobile infrastructure and may even soon come up with its own GPS. At 5:30 on Sunday morning, the Chinese government fired a Long March 3A rocket into orbit. It carried a navigation satellite — the fifth in a planned constellation of 30 or more Beidou orbiters that Beijing hopes will soon rival America’s Global Positioning System.
Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable.
Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable.