Published: Wednesday, May 14 2014 2:00 p.m. MDT
Ah, yet another punch to the workers in America. Soon, we won't need
people at all. Then think of the profits!Sears and Walmart. Two
places where I don't shop.
I like being able to go online and assemble an order. The store notifies me
when "the workers in America" have gathered it all together. I drive to
the store. "The workers in America" process the payment. "The
workers in America" load it for me. In some cases, I can have "the
workers in America" actually bring it to my home. "The
workers in America" take my place wandering around the store, manhandling
the shopping cart, queuing up to the cash register, and loading my vehicle, and
sometimes unloading a vehicle. So, just where are "the workers
in America" getting punched (other than having more work to do)?
It will be fun to see how capitalism works when nobody has a job because it has
been outsourced to robots or self-service online techniques. If people
don't have jobs, they won't have money to spend, and the whole rotten
structure will come tumbling down. We are in for some exciting times folks,
that's for sure.
What is that saying? Give a man a fish, and you fed him a meal. Teach him to
fish, you fed him a life time. I want to know how to make the net. I could
feed a family.
This technology is eliminating some jobs while creating others. Retail and
customer service are not the place to be, but someone has to develop, assemble,
market, purchase, install and service all of this technology. Bottom line - get
as much useful education, training and skill as you can. There will be less and
less jobs available to those without any.
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