Monday, August 09, 2004

Decentralized Intelligence

Thanks to Neal Young for pointing me to this article by Duncan Watts in Slate. Watts is associate professor of sociology at Columbia University and author of Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age. Based on his persuasive analyses of a recent Toyota crisis and Manhattan's recovery from 9/11, Watts argues that establishing a central controlling authority over America's intelligence agencies is counterproductive.

Here is the article:

What Toyota can teach the 9/11 commission about intelligence gathering.
By Duncan Watts
Posted Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at 11:30 AM PT

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