On Wed, 2018-06-13 at 16:17 -0700, Eric Oyen wrote: > Ah yes, technical humor!
I thought it was "meta humor", but I'll consider it a success. Thanks!
> Anyway, here’s a different take on jobs, robots and the rest of us.
> Robots are always going to need periodic updating, maintenance and upgrades. [...]
And shares in the companies that will make these outrageous profits can
be bought by anyone (but do wait for the stock bubble to pop).
How's this for a "take" on jobs:
Newspapers are unable, seemingly, to discriminate between a bicycle
accident and the collapse of civilization.
- G. Bernard Shaw
> So, those of us who are technically competent will still end up with jobs [...]
I know more physicists and engineers who went on to law, high-finance,
biotech&geology (in rapid succession in one case), and beer- and wine-
making (two individual cases) than those who stayed where they were.
> You will also have the hobbyist tinkerer (like me) who will be[...]
...who will be (speaking collectively) the locus of the next disruptive
technology and, compounded, the singularity. Pick your approach vector