Guthery’s Law: “In an evolving man-machine system, the man will get dumber faster than the machine gets smarter.”

I quoted Guthery's Law in a 1986 contribution to Risks Digest about fast-food computing; here's the original citation from Scott Guthery, who was at ASCVX6 at the time.

He's now contributing a column to TMCnet, looking particularly at risks to the public from smart medical devices operated by less-smart humans.

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