Category Archives: Automation

Automation and Human Labor

It seems to me…. “I see robotic technology getting rid of the dangerous, the dirty, and the just plain boring jobs. Some people say, ‘You can’t. People won’t have anything to do.’ But we found things that were a lot … Continue reading

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Future Of Employment

It seems to me…. “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt[1]. Herbert Simon[2] will eventually be proven correct when he wrote in 1956 … Continue reading

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Symbolic Processing Advances

It seems to me…. “When quick results are imperative, the manipulation of the masses through symbols may be the only quick way of having a critical thing done.” ~ John Grierson[1]. Symbolic-analytic services are the problem-solving, problem-identifying, and strategic thinking … Continue reading

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Social Effect of Technology

It seems to me… “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” … Continue reading

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Autonomous Vehicles

It seems to me… “The trouble with research is that it tells you what people were thinking about yesterday, not tomorrow.  It’s like driving a car using a rearview mirror.”  ~ Bernard Loomis. Many versions of a story[i] have made … Continue reading

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Transformative Technology

It seems to me… “It is impossible to underrate human intelligence – beginning with one’s own.”  ~ Henry Adams. Anyone who has followed my postings probably realizes I strongly believe not only that so-called artificial intelligence (AI) is possible, but … Continue reading

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Fork In The Trail

It seems to me… “I think the person who takes a job in order to live – that is to say, for the money – has turned himself into a slave.”  ~ Joseph Campbell. A well-known media theorist and author … Continue reading

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