THUNK – 151. Systems, Law, & Rules/Standards

Systems (e.g. checklists, plans, & laws) imbue us with positively superhuman capabilities, both for good & ill.

-Links for the Curious-

“How do we heal medicine?” by Atul Gawande – www.ted.com/talks/atul_gawande_how_do_we_heal_medicine/transcript

Retained surgical sponges, needles and instruments (Hariharan & Lobo, 2013) – www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4098594/#ch1_a5title

Making Hurricane Response More Effective: Lessons from the Private Sector and the Coast Guard during Katrina (Horwitz, 2008) – poseidon01.ssrn.com/delivery.php?ID=524086089074009094103005013086093109027008042043001033103026015095126126031027005103013039002037111125048068097004098115103089052047088034054098006014024127093001118005084001081013095017084008090121005126010114008068085094005125119070066064026075069096&EXT=pdf

“Walmart at Forefront of Hurricane Relief,” by Michael Barbaro and Justin Gillis – www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/05/AR2005090501598.html?noredirect=on

Rule of Law (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy – plato.stanford.edu/entries/rule-of-law/#RuleStan

Wayte vs. United States, No. 83-1292. – scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=1554935737289876560&hl=en&as_sdt=6&as_vis=1&oi=scholarr

 

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