Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
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The Practical Man

"In spite of the fashionable worship of such things as Operational Research, Automation, Cybernetics and the other catch words which be-devil industry, it is believed that the iron-works will be one of the last places where the practical man will be king." (Preface to 'Practical Ironmaking' (1959) by George Elliot - which I haven't got, quote copied out of a paper).
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