RE: Fear of Life (was Microsoft, Automation)

Jones, Spike (
Fri, 01 May 1998 16:42:38 -0700

From: Lee Daniel Crocker
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Sent: Friday, May 1, 1998 12:33 PM
Subject: Fear of Life (was Microsoft, Automation)

>clearly contrary to the evidence
>that no machine have ever taken a job without creating five.

yup. we may be seeing the fear that the five jobs
created are for people *other* than the one displaced.
it might be early yet for extropians to declare victory over
the problem of creating a society that has no need for
its less qualified members. spike