Compassionate Automation, by Jeremy Herrman

One slide tells the whole tale of recent American history:

It’s from Jeremy’s talk on humane, compassionate automation. (Boils down to “automation to assist humans”.)

The big question is what happened in 1973? 

This, this and this.

Watergate, Honda Civic, Vietnam War ends, opening of China, Ford Pinto safety crisis, World Trade Center completed, Bruce Lee “Enter the Dragon”, Oil Crisis, Billie Jean King beats a man; and in the UK: coal miners strikes, petrol shortages, 3-day-workweek, fall of Labour.