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I don't dispute the notion that technology can replace jobs. But I do question this: How can corporate revenue an economy continue past the point where people don't have jobs, don't have paychecks, don't have money to spend? 
+Charles Dye because the notion of a socialist society isn't so doom and gloom when the ingredient that was always missing (technology) exists and is implemented effectively. +The Venus Project 
Will this force people to get more educated? Making education more fluid and affordable?
Wall-E is the hero. Please refrain from using any likeness of the good guy. Thx!
The only safe job is the one that actually thinks of the +Inspired Ideas .

Luckily I will never loose my job... bolting widgets together.
Just build the robots. Humans are still needed. But +TechCrunch not so much. Blocked for sensationalism.
People have been saying this for over a hundred years now, yet, most of us are still employed.  Jobs will shift, skill requirements will change, but people will continue to find ways to be useful to each other.
When I see bullet trains in USA then I believe you, so for right now robots replacing human beings? I don't see that happening. 
There is no machine that will ever be as versatile or adaptive as a human. Currently, it's too expensive to automate and mechanise most tasks and the machines that do this are very expensive and require, possibly less, people to maintain them. I agree with +Linnsey Miller we will always find use for one another.
Very interesting article. I love to philosophize about this subject matter. In my opinion everything can be automated, even abstract processes such as creativity.
This is pretty interesting -- I am not sure how much I buy the fundamental premise that we are or can move towards a post-scarcity society given the larger macroeconomic effects of climate change and a non-stabilized global population.  But there could be an interesting end-game in the race between exponential productivity and resource scarcity.  We might even find out in my lifetime.
re:  DeVaul comment there should be a way to judge. Certain ideas of the late but great Bucky Fuller and Joseph A Tainter(Collapse of Complex Societies) have considerable relevance to any effort like this.  Also is it possible to achieve, even in theory, a Solow constant or total factor productivity of over say 95% accross the board?  If so, Ray Kurzweil's might come into play.  The world would look very different from the way it does today.  This also reminds me of Greg Bear's novel, Blood Music.
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