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So You Automated Your Coworkers Out of a Job

So You Automated Your Coworkers Out of a Job | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
During his first day on the job at a small 3D-modelling company, Griffith noticed that his new colleagues’ workstations were hopelessly out of date. So he took the initiative to suggest some automation upgrades to the higher-ups, who concurred. Two years later, 20 employees—some of them good friends—were out of work.
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a wise man once suggested, technology is moving faster than humanity can absorb it.....

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A robot that can peel lettuce takes us closer to automating delicate farm work

A robot that can peel lettuce takes us closer to automating delicate farm work | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Automation is slowly making inroads into tasks we thought the sole domain of humans. This includes delicate manual labor like harvesting fruit and vegetable. New research from Cambridge University shows how a robot can peel a lettuce — a tricky task.
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pretty soon even jobs for migrant workers are going away...

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