a111: Logged on 2018-08-10 21:14 phf: well, that's how mountaineering business works: bulk of ascends are done by sherpas, who carry a paying lawyer on their back, but you still have one in a thousand die in an avalanche, so that the rest can pretend like they actually did something dangerous.
asciilifeform: lobbes: i suspect they'll have usg.net-connected hotel-style locks before long.
asciilifeform: 'Earlier in the flight, the man says: "This is probably like jail time for life, huh? I mean, I would hope it is, for a guy like me." "Well," a controller responds, "we're not going to worry or think about that. But could you start a left-hand turn, please?"' << gold
asciilifeform: '"Nah, I mean, I don't need that much help. I've played some video games before," the man responds.'
lobbes: asciilifeform, either that or they'll start stationing tsa meat on the runways
asciilifeform: lobbes: naaah, too cheap. i can already picture 'mandatory solutions', $100K eyeball scanners in ignition locks & whatever crocks of shit, make $50k 'cesna' cost 150 , etc
asciilifeform: they already had mandatory remote root on the boeings (which is how, lol '9/11'(tm)(r) ), can easily picture 'national seekoority' mandate of same for errything bigger than paper plane