Betwixt and Between Augmentation and Automation: Some Reflections after Watching “Sully”
December 19, 2016
One need not have seen the recently released film “Sully” to know about the Miracle on the Hudson. The January 2009 emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on New York’s Hudson River has become branded in the mind of most of us, and it only takes a photograph to bring back the rush of emotions as we watched the event unfold on our screens to its felicitous conclusion, all 155 people on board miraculously safe and sound. But the film delivers a thrilling behind-the-scenes look at what transpired that, if not quite offering a new perspective, certainly offers much food for thought for STS scholars.