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No, that's an argument against excessive efficiency at the cost of redundancy, except who gives a fuck if we can't get our new toys for a few weeks or months?
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 12:37:05 PM EST
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Is it not the same thing?

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by Sven Triloqvist on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 12:55:07 PM EST
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Just In Time logistics = Globalization !!!???

So, in what may be my last act of "advising", I'll advise you to cut the jargon. -- My old PhD advisor, to me, 26/2/11
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 01:02:52 PM EST
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Globalization is a PR-term that tends to shift meaning, but one of the meanings at least contains the system of global just in time logistics, in particular in multinational corporations.

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by A swedish kind of death on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 03:51:43 PM EST
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In Happy-Happy Neo-Classical EconoLand, where the Invisible Hand of the Market spreads Magic Pixie-Fairy Dust where 'ere it is needed, the Supply of Goods (and transportation infrastructures) always meets the Demand for Goods (and transportation infrastructures.)

And we know this because the Soviet Union collapsed.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 03:40:15 PM EST
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Best comment evar.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 03:56:06 PM EST
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