Automation turns us from actors into observers
November 2, 2013 7:50 PM Subscribe
Nicholas Carr's latest article for The Atlantic
posits that automation presents risks, specifically of losing skill and talent. "The lack of awareness and the degradation of know-how raise the odds that when something goes wrong, the operator will react ineptly. The assumption that the human will be the weakest link in the system becomes self-fulfilling."
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