Andrew McAfee: Are droids taking our jobs?

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Robots and algorithms are getting good at jobs like building cars, writing articles, translating — jobs that once required a human. So what will we humans d…

 

Perhaps people will start wising up to my CyberInterNetics warning. Regardless, the group I’m involved with is prepared to not only survive, but thrive in the CyberInterNetics Age. 

 

Are you prepared?

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If robots, machines, and self-service replaced most of the work currently done by humans, what would humans do?

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Answer (1 of 26): Kurt Vonnegut answered this in his otherwise awful novel Player Piano.

In his future, as imagined from 1952 (!), machines have replaced humans in all menial, dangerous, non-creative jobs.

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The Next iPhone May Be Made By Robots

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Human workers are awful. All they do is write scathing undercover reports on working conditions and instigate riots at the factory. What’s a company like Foxconn to do?

 

A report from the 21st Century Business Herald says that Foxconn may be ramping up its process of replacing human workers with robots. The company reportedly had 10,000 robots last year and is hoping to have 300,000 robots working in its factories this year. All of this is leading to the company’s ultimate plan to have 1 million robots working by 2014.

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The future of manual labor: no people, just robots? | SmartPlanet

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Advances in robot technology are leading factories and distributors to use one robot to replace five workers or more.

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New Wave of Deft Robots Is Changing Global Industry

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A new wave of robots is replacing workers in both manufacturing and distribution.

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New Technology and the End of Jobs

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A technology revolution is fast replacing human beings with machines in virtually every sector and industry in the global economy. Already, millions of workers have been permanently eliminated from the economic process, and whole work categories and job assignments have shrunk, been restructured, or disappeared. Global unemployment has now reached its highest level since the great depression of the 1930s. More than 800 million human beings are now unemployed or underemployed in the world. That figure is likely to rise sharply between now and the turn of the century as millions of new entrants into the workforce find themselves without jobs.

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QUAN: iPhone-Controlled Robots Could be the Future of Manufacturing Industry – New York Times

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