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Comment: Re:Translation: new technology costs jobs (Score 1) 688

Mind you: I didn't mean to imply that new technology doesn't kill certain types of jobs.
It just creates other types of job in their place. So it's not sufficient to sit back en do nothing. Most of the time the replacement jobs require higher skilled people. So you need to get your education system in order. You need training programs to reorient people towards those new jobs.

Comment: Re:Dont worry, they will just take it from somewhe (Score 1) 330

by SomeoneFromBelgium (#48615265) Attached to: 11 Trillion Gallons of Water Needed To End California Drought

4) Climate change. The theory is nearly 200 years old; the lab-scale proof is over 150 years old; definitive proof it's happening out in the environment is over 50 years old. It's happening, right now, and given politics and the endless prattle of ignorant jackasses it doesn't look like it's going to be slowing down any time soon.

Did you use the double C? Wow extra points for courage!

All the climate deniers will come and say: "Hey look buddy. There is not Climate Change." And if you wimper "but what about the drought". They will say loud and simple: "There is no drought. There is no Climate change and there is no drought. Everything is fine. It's FINE!".

Comment: Re:I, Robot (Score 1) 242

by SomeoneFromBelgium (#48367269) Attached to: HBO Developing Asimov's Foundation Series As TV Show

I can second that!
Major dissapointment that started with the very first scene: robot runs with woman's bag.
Police officer goes in pursuit.
All the time during this (much too long) scene I kept wacking my brain as to why this police guy was trying to catch up with what was very clearly a robot in the grip of the first law. Only at the end it dawned on me: he thought the robot had stolen the bag! What a let down. How could they do this to us? How could the ones looking afther Isaac Asimov's heritage let this happen?

Whatever loopholes one could find around the first law in the Asimov universe, surely nothing as balatant would ever be possible. No way you could explain that stealing is not hurting a human being.

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