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Comment Re:Fuzzy math in my opinion (Score 1) 399

Design and drafting used to be considered a highly skilled job. Now, almost all the entry-level tasks have been automated. Many fewer drafters are now employed and people new to the field move straight into higher level tasks (that are now easier to do because of software) without having had the years of experience, training and exposure to the engineering culture that once was needed. Knowledge and skill are built into the software now.

Comment Re:Overblown (Score 1) 256

Knowledge, skill and experience are being built into software to a much greater extent now, so there will be many fewer knowledge workers. We see that in the engineering world and there are hardly any entry-level tasks remaining that have not been automated. So we end up with expensive, older workers being replaced by software operated by relatively inexperienced people performing fairly high level work.

Comment Re:Pierson's Puppeteers (Score 1) 709

"Yes, it's true we don't care"

No! You must care, all the time, about everything your self-defined moral superiors with social license tell you to care about! Otherwise, you are a bad person and therefore must be disparaged, marginalized and punished. Why do you hate the planet and all the good people on it who care more than you?

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