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posted 12 August 2008 08:50 PM      Profile for Doug   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
If more and more work is automated, there's different ways we can respond as a society to that and this story by Marshall Brain does a neat job of looking at a couple of different possibilities.


Depending on how you want to think about it, it was funny or inevitable or symbolic that the robotic takeover did not start at MIT, NASA, Microsoft or Ford. It started at a Burger-G restaurant in Cary, NC on May 17, 2010. It seemed like such a simple thing at the time, but May 17 marked a pivotal moment in human histoy.

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