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Comment: Re:Whatsisname is...mistaken (Score 3, Insightful) 204

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.

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