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The Modern World Has Finally Become Too Complex for Any of Us to Understand

Vast systems, from automated supply chains to high-frequency trading, now undergird our daily lives — and we’re losing control of all of them

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Tim Maughan

Tim Maughan

Writer. Debut novel INFINITE DETAIL out now on FSG. Bylines at BBC, Motherboard, New Scientist.

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