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What will happen in the future if robots completely replace humans in the workforce?

What if business owners decide to outsource jobs to India or other countries where the people will work for a fraction of the income that americans do? What if business owners decide to use genetic engineering to create slaves that will be like humans except they are genetically programmed to do whatever the business owners want? What if technology and robots replace human beings in the workforce? What will happen? Would most people lose their jobs?

Asked By: So Sexy - 1/30/2011
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There's a science fiction story from the 1950's or 60's, of a future society with two groups of people... More
Answered By: Larry G. - 1/30/2011
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The robots will always need to be repair, there'll be high demands for that.
Answered By: Mikey Jaii - 1/30/2011
 
Its already happening,Where were you in the 80S
Answered By: rezniwt - 1/30/2011
 
Society will be different, people will not be the same with out work. A machine is steady, exact, and repetitive. If we learn to rely on them, then we will conform our lives to their circumstances; we will be steady and exact, but because they are repetitive we will never advance our technologies... More
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Answered By: John - 1/30/2011
 
Robots are only as smart as their programmer. <}:-})
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Answered By: Private <}:-}) - 1/30/2011
 
robots only replace part of workforce...not all of it... and in that case, we just chill and take it easy and then become lazy zombies. the only thing robots can not do is comming to yahoo and answer this question you asked...lol
Answered By: pipilion - 1/30/2011
 
Who should probably smash the businesses to pieces, then.
Answered By: Ratz - 1/30/2011
 
The development of artificial intelligence permits to improve the behavior of computing system. Perception and recognition for example are now some inherent characteristics of robots. Robots are used in many technology and industrial area. They are able to perform tasks that even humans are not able to. They have more... More
Answered By: Doctor P - 1/30/2011
 
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