Re: Surely though
This is not a failure of the technology but a failure of the people.
The correct response to a goat herder coming too close to the fence, is to explain to him if it does it again the garrison will be eating goat curry from now on and he won't have any goats to herd.
Then the fence stays on and those in the watchtower might get some sniper practice.
Technology is limited but if properly designed & used its very effective. Its normally far better on repetitive jobs than any human.
The proof is MK1 eyeball has been supplanted by MKXX mines & sensors in most scenarios where it matters. By the way its not a MK1 eyeball as it is one of the more evolved parts of our bodies.
Bruce is probably pointing out that people are broken but will blame technology so you have to have a plan to deal with events.