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    Quote Originally Posted by BrilloPad View Post
    Unless we can arrange them to have a nuclear war first. Preferrably with China....
    It's a possibility.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    India will be the richest country on the planet 100x over. Our govt will see to that...
    And you'll still vote Tory. You should be happy.
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    Your honour;

    Baby boomers.

    The prosecution rests.

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    carp!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lance View Post
    In my experience most IT people are ****wit luddites without the imagination to realise that IT is all about making humans redundant.
    Might not be such a problem if the economic model also gets sensible so that humans whose skills are no longer needed simply get to enjoy the profits from the work that machines do.
    This could mean shareholding in the most valuable corporations to be somehow distributed among a wider population (starting with those freshly made redundant by technology, say drivers replaced by autonomous vehicles)...

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    never works that way unfortunately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrilloPad View Post
    More jobs for IT people.....
    Not this time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yetanotherbob View Post
    Might not be such a problem if the economic model also gets sensible so that humans whose skills are no longer needed simply get to enjoy the profits from the work that machines do.
    This could mean shareholding in the most valuable corporations to be somehow distributed among a wider population (starting with those freshly made redundant by technology, say drivers replaced by autonomous vehicles)...
    How's wealth redistribution going so far? Most humans are not naturally willing to share. Be that a seat on a train or a spare billion thats doing no good for anyone stuck off shore.

    We are seeing more people talking about universal income but I really don't see that we have politicians with enough balls to accept it. In fact we still have a bunch of boomers thinking we need to get everyone into work.

    Next five years or more is going to be about more and more process automation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yetanotherbob View Post
    Might not be such a problem if the economic model also gets sensible so that humans whose skills are no longer needed simply get to enjoy the profits from the work that machines do.
    This could mean shareholding in the most valuable corporations to be somehow distributed among a wider population (starting with those freshly made redundant by technology, say drivers replaced by autonomous vehicles)...
    Sex robots first....

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrilloPad View Post
    Sex robots first....
    Is your avatar a sexbot? God, they're getting good already!
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