Tag Archives: Robots

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The Vatican: U.S. cardinal speaks out: The Pope and Curia have long known and covered up sex abuse now producing scandal (Report) (Hope he has excellent security ?) Robot-made burgers wow crowd in San Francisco (Report) (Robo-cocktails/coffee … Continue reading

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WILL THE ROBOTS REPLACE US?

An idea worthy of a pundit down on her ratings or perhaps of a professor at some university. It turns up from time to time now as if we lacked enough to worry about with our politicians. Some unfortunates have … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

A seven day sampling: Yellowstone supervolcano: Steamboat geyser returns to activity; quiet since 2014 (Report)  Corruption is sinking the U.S. Navy’s new line of carriers? (Article) (Post Christian progress?)  China will bar people with low social credit scores from planes/trains? … Continue reading

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Robots,Human Labor and Economic Reality

Robots, we are told, will replace us. Then, according to one’s political persuasion, we will experience either: 1. Utopian idleness, supported by the government in the style our politicians have promised, or 2. Impoverishment and starvation for lack of productive … Continue reading

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Politics, Economics,Labor … and Robots

Robots  will produce a class of obsolete humans?  There is a simple answer: Certainly. So long as robots are cheaper than people. Unions joined with politicians – i.e, corruption – pushed the price of labor above its market value. Politics … Continue reading

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Labor-Saving Devices … When It’s YOUR Labor

Robots will replace millions of workers in the next few years. Not only factory labor but burger flippers, sales clerks, librarians and even computer programmers. Because machines are cheaper and more reliable. We have seen manufacturing leave the United States … Continue reading

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Hiding Economics Behind Machines?

Your car was assembled more by machines than by people, we’d bet. Restaurants are replacing waiters with the Internet and with little boxes on their tables; the boxes take orders and payments. New machines make hundreds of burgers per hour … Continue reading

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