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Adeniji Kayode
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Adeniji Kayode   12/13/2012 4:39:26 PM
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This might be a ggod move for Forconn but then it may not have to worry about issues that surround human workers such as strict polies, extremely long hours and unfair pay yet, if this is not properly handled will lead to so many people joblessness.

But then the robots would still need human to oil them when they malfunction.

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Clairvoyant   12/13/2012 2:08:54 PM
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I actually didn't hear about the "FoxBots" until I read this article. This is some amazing technology! However, it is very concerning how many people will loose jobs because of this. Does anyone know who the manufacturer of these robots is? Or is Foxconn building them for themselves?

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Adeniji Kayode   12/12/2012 4:05:41 PM
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It seems to look like many foxconn employees will soon be out of job by the end of the year.

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Barbara Jorgensen   12/12/2012 2:37:06 PM
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I keep hearing this old song in my head..."In the year 2525, if man is still alive, if woman can survive, we may find...everything that you think, say or do, some machine is doing for you..."

We are already too close to that. As a home office worker, I used to make a point of going out to a bookstore for a novel; the local store closed and now that 5-minute trip is 30 minutes. So I'm getting an e-reader. I also made a point of Christmas shopping at retail stores, and the selection is awful. Amazon.com used to be my default option but is quickly becoming my first choice.

 I don't have to run up or down stairs to answer the phone any more or get up to change channels. (You can't manually change channels if you want to!) So what do we do for exercise? A machine (treadmill, stairmaster...) You can even program a treadmill to move without you on it. Is it just me, or are things getting a little creepy?

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