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If I Had a Hammer by Thomas L. Friedman
« on: January 11, 2014, 08:22:49 PM »

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Re: If I Had a Hammer by Thomas L. Friedman
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2014, 01:44:58 AM »
Good points.

One big problem though - while technology is expanding it's scope faster and faster, we poor humans are stuck with our non-upgradable systems. Already, too much information is being provided for our fallible brains and bodies to keep up with.

To use an older example from the 90's - Honda had a completely automated production line, capable of turning out 1000 cars per hour on it's own. It got no where near capacity, since the humans in the mix - the weld inspectors - slowed things to a relative crawl.

The limiting factor to the tech slope is not physics. It's us.
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