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"Paperwork Explosion"

There always seemed to be enough time and people, to do the paperwork. Today there is not enough time, today there are not enough people.
Have to spend more time on paperwork.
Machines should do the work, people should do the thinking. Machines should work, people should think. Machines should work, people should think.
In 1967, Jim Henson (creator of The Muppet Show) was contracted by IBM to make a film extolling the virtues of their new technology, the MT/ST, a primitive word processor. The film would explore how the MT/ST would help control the massive amount of documents generated by a typical business office. Paperwork Explosion, produced in October 1967, is a quick-cut montage of images and words illustrating the intensity and pace of modern business. Henson collaborated with Raymond Scott on the electronic sound track.
This is super bizarre!
Mind. Blown.

Mind. Blown.

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