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Podcast – Insights E35 – How “In-House” Obscures The Quality of Movements (& Insults Our Intelligence)

A watch movement made to exacting standards by a robot on Mars working for a third-party alien corporation might turn out beautiful, precise, complicated and fascinating. Barring production on a more distant planet, no movement could be further from “in-house.” This hypothetical Martian movement would absolutely trounce, say, a cheap Seiko movement made “in-house” by actual Japanese robots. I’d take the third-party Martian movement any day, and I bet you would too.

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