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Do you think computers and technology are taking away many of the jobs in America?

Like self-check out in grocery stores. Hardly no need for cashiers, and then you have things like Nooks and Kindles, no need for bookstores, and online buying. This is causing thousands of stores to close around the world. What gives?

Asked By: - 8/2/2011
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Definitely. When you add outsourcing to other countries due to lower wages, it kind of explains why we have a real unemployment rate of 20%. What I can't figure out is why it's not higher.
Answered By: Katy M - 8/2/2011
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Technology creates jobs, it doesn't really take them away. Take the self-check out. It doesn't really take away any jobs from the grocery store because if you think about it, most of the people who use it would have used the express aisle. Even though there's 2-4 check outs, you've really only lost one aisle. Not only... More
Answered By: Dr. Snark - 8/2/2011
 
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