Archive of: Technology
In “the business” – those familiar with the vagaries of aviation security – we too often get so immersed that we lose context. Aviation security is not in fact a steady-state feature of aviation, but a constantly evolving response to moving circumstances.
I love this short film by Saint Louisan Charles Eames called “Powers of 10.” It demonstrates dramatically the effect of raising the number 10 to successive exponential powers. It was shot in 1968 for IBM and narrated by the Manhattan Project and MIT physicist Philip Morrison.
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