Posts Tagged "computers"

Attempted Drive Repair

I held off doing this for a long time because I was worried I’d damage the drive. That said, the drive is pretty much non-usable for now, so it’s not like I could do that much more damage.


The Allure of Automation in an Imperfect World

“Automation has become so sophisticated that on a typical passenger flight, a human pilot holds the controls for a grand total of just three minutes. What pilots spend a lot of time doing is monitoring screens and keying in data. They’ve become, it’s not much of an exaggeration to say, computer operators.”