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Do you think the day will come when our jobs will be taken over by machines and we'll all be out of jobs?

People have invented a robot that can perform surgery for crying out loud! http://youtu.be/0er8h_wAp58 Technology is advancing, so wouldn't it be logical for companies to just buy machines that can perform tasks better than humans, instead of paying people to do the job? What do you think will happen to society?

Asked By: . - 1/30/2013
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I find it too incredible that a machine could ever take a position of Government, Corporate Executive, or office of any Legal system, and I believe the world of entertainment will always have a human element. But all manual labor is definitely at risk of being taken over by machines. What that means is that the... More
Answered By: Mumbleypeg - 1/31/2013
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no. but i do i think the day will come when only the most exclusive and expensive restaurants will have human waiters. the human touch (the sense of judgement, the ability to react not just with logic and reason but with instinct and courage) will be valued again... More
Answered By: fractal - 1/30/2013
 
Well with the way it's looking, the last generation with a brain was the 90s kids, common sense is already pretty much dead, the economy has been shot and the world is coming to an end because humanity is to greedy to realize that we're killing it. So, what else could go wrong aside from the Terminatior movies coming... More
Answered By: Ian Darkblood - 1/30/2013
 
We will dedicate to expression, arts, games... Manufacturing, transport, services, it will be almost completely automated. Artificial intelligence will eventually change everything.
Answered By: GOD=Unknown - 1/30/2013
 
You might enjoy Robt. Heinlein's 'For Us, The Living'. Look for it at the library.
Answered By: Femdyk - 1/30/2013
 
People will enjoy having robots as slaves,right up until the day they take us over.It's hard to say whether we'll be spared or not.If we create a new life form,it'll be extremely difficult to predict what it will do.Jobs will be the least of our concerns.
Answered By: Alex Nero - 1/30/2013
 
The future will be an entire nation whose jobs will all be related to some kind of service. We'll be selling our natural resources as our product like a 3rd world country. There will be jobs related to the oil industry, mining, etc, transportation, some retail, health care, etc. The United States is being de-... More
Answered By: BekindtoAnimals22 - 1/30/2013
 
This has been happening since the first machine was invented and has slowly become a reality which is increasing exponentially due to how quickly our technology is progressing...
Answered By: Jesere - 1/30/2013
 
I'd rather just die than let a robot perform surgery on me. People have died because of robot surgery.
Answered By: Jhonedoe - 9/8/2013
 
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