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3. British media response to Cybersyn

Stafford Beer, naturally, did not anticipate the response that Project Cybersyn would elicit in the United Kingdom. The first story appeared in the Observer in early January of 1973, apparently based on a presentation Beer had given to a group of radical scientists and technologists, possibly those connected to his friend Jonathan Rosenhead.

A summary of this presentation was included in a newsletter circulated by this group, and it seems this is what found its way to the Observer.