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Old 01-22-2013, 10:07 AM   #1
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Forget the overseas labor competition

The age of paid human labor may be coming to a close:
http://www.technologyreview.com/news...ntent=20130118
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I saw that on Mish's site also. It's kind of scary to think that we are headed toward a two class system where you have ultra rich and ultimately, ultra poor. It is starting to feel a little bit like Soylent Green to me.
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Originally Posted by ancona View Post:
I saw that on Mish's site also. It's kind of scary to think that we are headed toward a two class system where you have ultra rich and ultimately, ultra poor. It is starting to feel a little bit like Soylent Green to me.
Entrepreneurs, intellectuals, and specialized skill jobs will most likely be the last viable career fields. You either own the company or can perform a mental or physical task that robot can not do.
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You forgot hooker, since they haven't been able to construct a nice, warm sexbot yet.
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