In order to look at how resilience gets “engineered” (if that is actually a thing) we have to look at adaptations that people make in the work that they do, to fill in the gaps that show up as a result of the incompleteness of designs, tools, and prescribed practices.


we’re not yet good at exploring what we can find about our field through the lenses of social science and cognitive psychology

Source: Kitchen Soap – Reflections on the 6th Resilience Engineering Symposium

A number of other interesting notes there as well.