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Hundreds send in ideas to improve missile alert system

  • In the wake of the Jan. 13 false missile alert, an Australian-based company launched a contest asking for entries for a better user interface. More than 300 entries were submitted to Freelancer’s “Hawaii Needs Better yoUI!”

The state’s first explanation for the Jan. 13 false missile alert that caused 38 minutes of panic in Hawaii was that a “button pusher” had clicked on the wrong item from a computer’s drop-down menu. Read more

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