“Here, a generation after Boeing’s initial lurch into financialization, was the entirely predictable outcome of the byzantine process by which investment capital becomes completely abstracted from basic protocols of production and oversight: a flight-correction system that was essentially jerry-built to crash a plane.”

Wow this article.

It it brutal and required reading about modern American business.

“[N]o one who knew anything about anything thought it was a good idea to slash research and development spending, lay off half the engineers, or subcontract whole chunks of a plane without designing it first.”

@ceejbot i want every giant company i ever worked at too read this

still reading: Crash Course 

still reading: Crash Course 

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