"Look around at the business world. Big companies with lots of different interests tend to struggle when small, focused digital companies invade their market space. Scale used to be a competitive weapon. It’s increasingly becoming irrelevant, if not a drag. Procter & Gamble can’t squash the Honest Company. Marriott can’t react to Airbnb. Even a young company like Google realized it was getting too unwieldy and split itself into smaller self-governing entities under the Alphabet umbrella."Na política:
"“Devolution is the perpetual fragmentation of territory into ever more (and smaller) units of authority, from empires to nations, nations to provinces, and provinces to cities,” Khanna writes. “Devolution is the ultimate expression of the tribal, local and parochial desire to control one’s geography.”"Recordo logo a complexidade dos hospitais-cidade e a aposta no eficientismo.
Recordo também Joseph Tainter via Clay Shirky e o colapso do mundo pré-Abraão.