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People Now Being Outsourced To Machines

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April 18, 2011 – Comments (3)

1000 Blockbuster Stores to Close

With Digital delivery of movies....we no longer need DVDs/CDs/Retail Stores

Games To Be Rated By Machines

Machines doing what people used to.....get used to it.........

It is not the end of the world....simply the end of a world as you knew it.

Keep watching the TICKER....Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock.......and watch INSIDE JOB.....and soon you will learn it is all one big CON JOB...........

but don't let me spoil the party.....but please turn out the lights when you leave.

WELCOME TO THE DIGITAL AGE...it will be another world.

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#1) On April 18, 2011 at 7:28 PM, TMFAleph1 (96.59) wrote:

This isn't exactly a new phenomenon, alstry, and it certainly isn't specific to the "Digital Age". In fact, it's been occurring since the Industrial Revolution. However, it's nice to see that you're waking up to the notion that technology creates some jobs, while destroying others.

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#2) On April 18, 2011 at 7:46 PM, alstry (36.49) wrote:

Actually, it is new...

As now there is a net reduction in the number of people working which has never happened before in America...at least in the last 60 or so years.

The fun part is technology is destorying jobs a lot faster than we can create them.....it is just the job destroying part of the cycle.

But my guess is the pendelum will eventually swing back...but don't be surpised if we reach well in excess of 50% unemployment before it does....as measured by traditional employment metholologies and not the nonsense currently being reported.

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#3) On April 24, 2011 at 11:13 AM, buffalonate (94.90) wrote:

If technology is killing jobs then why are the employment numbers going up?  We have gained over a million jobs in the last 6 months according to payroll processor ADP.  That doesn't fit into your theory of the world ending so you ignore it. 

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