Depending on your age, MAD could mean a few different things. In the 50s, it was a magazine. In the 60s and 70s, it was Mutual Assured Destruction. Now there's a new acronym in town: Massive Attacks of Disruption. We've seen a few just in the past few years. Pandemics, riots, and the chip shortage have caused some of the biggest disruptions in the history of humanity, and they all happened in just the past two years. If these become more frequent or more intense, you may be pining for the days of duck and cover. Hey, at least it came with a cute duck mascot back then.
The Fifth Horseman and the New MAD: How Massive Attacks of Disruption Became the Looming Existential Danger to a Divided Nation and the World at Large - amzn.to/3N9Z1sO