"[A]re airliners so automated that pilots are becoming complacent? …'The introduction of automation did good things,' said Key Dismukes, chief scientist for aerospace human factors at NASA. But it changed the essential nature of the pilot’s role in the cockpit. 'Now the pilot is a manager, which is good, and a monitor, which is not so good.' "
And I thought the Canadians were supposed to be so nice… "Britain is to lose several of its foremost scientists next year following a recruitment drive to attract top brains to Canada. The four researchers will leave their posts at UK universities for better-funded positions in institutions across the country. The British researchers won four C$20m (£13m) awards created by the Canadian government, the most by any country outside the US, which is to lose nine scientists to the scheme."