Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Know the Lines

There are certain types of answers that ought not to be provided by an individual. When a government bureaucrat sets a price, for instance, the result is often inferior to the answer that would come from a reasonably informed collective that is reasonably free of manipulation or runaway internal resonances. But when a collective designs a product, you get design by committee, which is a derogatory expression for a reason.

- Jaron Lanier, You Are Not a Gadget

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