CDZ White House (Obama) Proclaims AI Robotics to Take Half of all Jobs

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    Yes, it is, and the most feral and stupid have higher survival rates than intellectual types who have it soft now and think they're not just as disposable as anybody else. Most of the 'social Darwinists' will be the first to go.
     
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    Why would you think that? Most will be reduced to trying to survive off of back yard gardens and the like, which is not likely; try hand hoeing a couple of acres some time. lol

    Hate to break it to you guys, but the top 1%ers aren't going to be sharing anything with the rest of the unwashed masses; they are mostly sociopaths and very very acquisitive and selfish; like Jay Gould said once," I can hire half to working class to kill the other half." If they can't do it locally, it's easy enough to import hired killers from South America, Africa, China, etc., most of whom hate Americans already and aren't really hindered by things like morals or principles.
     
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    In light of that statement in the report, don't you think you've sensationalized your headline a bit much?
     
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    Don't these people ever read science fiction

    AI is something to be wary of

    Remember SKYNET?
     
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    That was the title of the article and I try to not change that so that others who might want to post the same article can see I already posted it.

    Besides that, they are wrong. I think that unless something is done to prevent it, Strong AI Androids will take over 85% of the jobs available by 2030. Robots will be counselors, doctors, policemen, firemen, teachers, lawyers, brick layers, plummers, live in nurses and your yard man too and more.

    The damned things are estimated to cost only about $2000, adjusted for inflation maybe $3000.

    Why not replace everyone with a robot that has Strong AI and is wirelessly connected to a mainframe?
     
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    Still, consumers are needed to buy products, right? There will have to be a balance struck or America's vast unemployed as a result of robotics and automation, won't be able to afford to buy the products the robots make.
     
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    That is why I and many others think that we either have to implement some kind of ban on androids or tax all robots and use that money to pay out a Universal Basic Income so that people can pay their rent and buy groceries as they barter what they can make or services provided for things that they cant make.

    Wont it be ironic to find that after all these centuries of invention and economic theory we end back at square one with most people engaged in barter?
     
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    Ah...I see. TY.

    Really? You wrote "they" -- the people who wrote this document and the sources referenced in it -- "are wrong," and the sole basis you've given us for what makes them be wrong, is the fact that you think so. It appears you are completely serious in making that assertion.

    Insofar as your thinking so is the definitive discriminant, what is the point of this thread? There's obviously no point in anyone -- on the planet -- attempting to answer any questions you have on this matter. I would think you could just point us -- all national leaders, all the scientists and economists, other professionals who've analyzed the matter, etc. -- to your gospel on the topic and the rest of the world would just start doing whatever you instruct. Indeed, there shouldn't be a problem. I would expect you already have identified the solutions.
     
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    I think the White House experts are wrong about it being in that range of job loss. I doubt that the journalist that wrote the article has much of an opinion other than to echo the report.

    I dont have a gospel on what to do. Some things seem apparent as far as what to do, but that is too far from the actual event itself. What we need to do is encourage separate states to dosomething to adjust to the Robotics Revolution, see what works best then implement it on a national scale.

    Having said that, I do think the final adjustments will be in some combination of a UBI, Robot Tax, job mongering policies, and finally an economic system where people are generally autonomous and engage in barter.
     

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