Re: IP: A tale of two futures.

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sat Jul 29 2000 - 13:36:20 MDT

Alex Future Bokov wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Jul 2000, Spike Jones wrote:
> > So! The grunt laborer *really does* win out in the end. The
> > commies were right all along! Ill be damned. spike
> Well, I have two jobs-- a brain one and a grunt one, and neither
> pays me royalties, so I have nothing to fear for now.
> My point is that someday burgers *will* be self-assembling, taxis
> *will* be self-driving, and the people who make RealDoll will team up
> with the people who make the Honda P3 droid. The IP debate will in the
> near future extend to duplication of physical property, and how we
> handle the current debate will set the stage for the future one.

Yes, the simpler work will be automated. The highly technical, complex
products that require lots and lots of man hours of work will remain,
worked by craftsmen.

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