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Comment: Re:Whatsisname is...mistaken (Score 1) 84

That was the authors point: "Optimists insist that we've been here before, during the Industrial Revolution, when machinery replaced manual labor, and all we need is a little more education and better skills. Tufekci points out that one historical example is no guarantee of future events. "

In the past, machines replaced "manual labor." Today, machines are replacing "white collared labor." Getting more education won't help you anymore.

The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants. -- Adam Walinsky