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Robots to upend the world of work, for good and bad

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Societies will break down with total anarchy the norm. If people are not able to take a place in society, they will not obey the rules of society. Why should they??

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Oh yes, adding to unemployment is always a good idea, uh huh.

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Japan will survive by creating more unnecessary jobs and more unnecessary reguation.

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If they can get the robots to look like me, I'll order one right now to sit at my desk at work, while I jet off to some SE Asian location.

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Robots will make robots, and robots will make the repairs.

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Robots do not have to look or move like people, they just have to be designed to do repetitive jobs in place of people. Robots need humans for the design and creativity aspects, and they may not be very good at work in rice paddies or plantations, fishing or farming, and especially in crime, but it is the AI component that could be the decisive factor. How intelligent do we want these robots to be?

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If they can get the robots to look like me, I'll order one right now to sit at my desk at work, while I jet off to some SE Asian location. your assuming theyll pay your clone robot the same salary your getting now. sorry but robots will be able to work 24/7 without sleep at a fraction the price of a average salaryman.

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Bad news for Union. The Union can't collect membership fee from Robot.

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psychopathic companies see human needs in the way of profits, so no more humans in the economy. Worldwide unemployment will follow, until you unemploy the computer scientists using your tax dollars to unemploy you. Congrats

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For good or for ill this is going to happen. I'm excited yet cautious.

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