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    • Meltdown

    • Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It
    • By: Chris Clearfield, András Tilcsik
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Weaving together cutting-edge social science with riveting stories that take us from the front lines of the Volkswagen scandal to backstage at the Oscars, and from deep beneath the Gulf of Mexico to the top of Mount Everest, Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik explain how the increasing complexity of our systems creates conditions ripe for failure and why our brains and teams can't keep up. They highlight the paradox of progress: Though modern systems have given us new capabilities, they've become vulnerable to surprising meltdowns - and even to corruption and misconduct.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good but lacking

    • By THoward on 04-02-18

    Regular price: $28.00