"Automation has become so sophisticated that on a typical passenger flight, a human pilot holds the controls for a grand total of just…

“Automation has become so sophisticated that on a typical passenger flight, a human pilot holds the controls for a grand total of just three minutes. What pilots spend a lot of time doing is monitoring screens and keying in data. They’ve become, it’s not much of an exaggeration to say, computer operators.”

All Can Be Lost: The Risk of Putting Our Knowledge in the Hands of Machines | Nicholas Carr | The Atlantic