June 21, 2010

Biscuit making / from a working library

Filed under: Economics, Personal Blog — marcstober @ 9:10 pm

So, take an activity—say, cooking, which may be one of the most natural, human things we can do for one another—and break it up into a thousand pieces and you’ll find yourself with a dreary workforce and inferior biscuits. That we ever got to this point, when it is so clearly a source of despair, is astonishing.

via Biscuit making / from a working library, via Ned Batchelder: Fragmented biscuit making.