Airplane Black-Boxes & Cell-Phone Cameras

While the politics of Jay Smooth's video may or may not align with yours, he makes an astute connection between how the airline industry has a fail-safe "proof" for worst-case scenarios -- the Black Box, and how cameras (and specifically, Feidin Santana's cell-phone camera) are providing this service for today's society. It's an angle I've never heard/seen expressed before.

We've always known the future will be live-streamed from cell-phones, but Smooth's link between how we rely on black boxes to provide a kind of truth about the unknowable (and how cell-phone cameras are already providing this same service) feels new.

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