Well, don't say I didn't tell you guys...During the wonderful threads in here dealing with the numerous demands of self important dolts that want things like Walmart, and McDonald's to pay so called "living wages".... Here comes the robots and they can all pound sand....Happy?A machine that administers sedatives recently began treating patients at a Seattle hospital. At a Silicon Valley hotel, a bellhop robot delivers items to people’s rooms. Last spring, a software algorithm wrote a breaking news article about an earthquake that The Los Angeles Times published.
Although fears that technology will displace jobs are at least as old as the Luddites, there are signs that this time may really be different. The technological breakthroughs of recent years — allowing machines to mimic the human mind — are enabling machines to do knowledge jobs and service jobs, in addition to factory and clerical work.