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How do you feel automation will eventually effect the economy and job market?

It seems inevitable that eventually automation will get to a point where virtually (at least) any task requiring only repetitive motions and concrete thought will be done entirely by machines and robots. How do you think this will effect the economy of the US, and the world at large? Will everyone simply work jobs requiring pure abstract thought? With resources still being limited, how will large populations survive if they are unable to work as a result of this? No, this is not for a project or schoolwork. I just have often thought about this and wonder what others think.

Asked By: Tom C - 4/10/2010
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I think automation will cause some sort of a shift towards more scitech jobs
Answered By: That Asian Guy - 4/18/2010
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