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Submission + - The Luddites are Almost Always Wrong (techdirt.com) 1

Mystakaphoros writes: Mike Masnick of TechDirt argues that we can all put down our wooden shoes and take a chill pill: technology "rarely destroys jobs." For example, telephone operators have largely gone by the wayside, but a (brave) new world of telemarketing and call center support jobs have opened up because of advances in technology, not to mention the Internet.



That being said, I think it's worth asking... if machines are going to replace all our fast food workers, are we going to start paying our gourmet chefs minimum wage just because we can?

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