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Whats going to happen when most manufacturing jobs are run by robots?

I was researching on the future impact of robots in the work force. It seems that the "robot" are being used more and more. The robot industry has skyrocketed over the past decade. So, what will happen to countries like China and Brazil? Both are dependent on manufacturing jobs. If more companies go the "robot" route, wouldn't this harm jobs in countries like China and Brazil? If you have anything to add I would like to hear or if I'm misinformed.

Asked By: - 2/22/2013
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You seem to assume that manufacturing is the main sector of the economy in Brazil. In fact, that is wrong, the service sector is the largest sector of the economy, and also the largest employer - manufacturing contributes only 30% or less for the GDP. So, Brazil is *not* so much dependent on manufacturing jobs - these... More
Answered By: abrazilian - 2/22/2013
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Not as much as one would initially think. Maintenence and engineering sectors will expand as a result.
Answered By: Sir - 2/22/2013
 
The robots would then take over the Earth. Then we would rebel and smash their evil mother brain into bits creating peace among the universe
Answered By: Paki American - 2/22/2013
 
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