Inside the Rust Belt: The Rebirth of American Made

July 3, 2017 | Steven L Smith
Inside the Rust Belt: The Rebirth of American Made

I grew up in Rochester, NY in the 1980s and 1990s.

It seemed like everyone’s Mom and/or Dad worked for Kodak.  And that was probably an accurate worldview for a kid to have, considering that, in 1982, Kodak accounted for 25% of all salaries in Rochester ...

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Chaotic Complicated Complexity

September 7, 2015 | Steven L Smith
Chaotic Complicated Complexity

The image of a well-oiled machine is a common allegory for simplicity. Everything “just works”, and you can rely on the machine to be reliable, stable, and do the work it was designed to do. But such a metaphor belies what is actually going on. For the machine ...

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