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Competing with robots, computers

December 9, 2011
By BOB WHITED , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com

Way back in 1960, in a year when only 2,000 were in use, computers and their capabilities were thoroughly discussed as perhaps an eventual tool to cut the work force. There is a fear out there today, and it concerns the work force and the change that has occurred. That fear involves the transformation from manual labor to the technology of computers and even robots to do the jobs that many thousands of laborers were doing in the past. Many CEOs and high business management of most companies certainly support improving productivity by new technologies that include the computerized brain of our friend the robot.

 
 
 

 

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