[ExI] Why Cities Keep Growing, Corporations and People Always Die, and Life Gets Faster

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sat Jun 11 09:37:09 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 10:09:00PM -0400, Rafal Smigrodzki wrote:

> ### You are correct. Russians were actually quite good at making
> weapons, in part because they used some market-like management methods
> in their military industrial complex. There were always multiple
> competing design teams for any major weapon system (think Yakovlew vs.
> Suchoi vs. Tupolev), the winners got dachas and permits to live in
> Moscow, the losers were sent to Yakutsk.

Apropos Russian weapons:



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