‘End of Work’ – Machine World Part 2

– We should have known that we were in trouble when one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturers announced a plan to deploy a million robots (Taiwan’s Foxconn – Hon Hai Precision Industry Co with facilities in Taiwan, China, Brazil and the US). – We should have paid more attention to Martin Ford’s warnings in […]

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#ShutDown – #Note2Self

The tweet above by Francis Lam has to be the best #ShutDown tweet of the day! The only redeeming facts about a day when the U.S. Government shuts down are these: Tomorrow is hours away, and if you know your GUIDE (Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy), then you know “Reality is frequently inaccurate.” (Ch. 6) […]

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Over The Horizon – Machine World – Part 1

Since 60 Minutes (CBS) popularized the idea of the ‘Rise of the Machines’, articles and posts appear frequently about robots competing for jobs, the end of work, or what’s come to be known as technological unemployment. Robert Solow had an article published by the Huffington Post (. Paul Krugman has been talking about automation and […]

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