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nimantha.d
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Re: Solving a problem to create another
nimantha.d   1/26/2013 10:31:51 PM
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Yes Adeniji it will create some paths too but not all cab be experts on those fields whre most of the jobs will be covered by robots. So dont you think its a bit risky the job market will be in the future ?

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Mr. Roques   1/10/2013 4:48:04 PM
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I guess everything can be programmed into a microcrontroller, somethings are simply harder to do.

Are there still some jobs that computers can't do? (when thinking of a supply chain)

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Re: Robot Era
Nemos   12/18/2012 9:15:49 AM
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"before robots become viable and affordable to replace human beings."

Foxconn is doing it at the moment we are speaking ,10.000 robots will replace 10.000 workers ..... 

 

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TaimoorZ   12/18/2012 6:17:44 AM
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@Nemos: That's correct. But the cost has to go down significantly before robots become viable and affordable to replace human beings.

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TaimoorZ   12/18/2012 6:13:38 AM
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@Doughlas: I saw the trailer for this movie and it seems like a good movie to watch.

You have hinted on an important topic - robot movies. Some of the most famous movies of all times have been based on robots but normally the movies have been far from reality and have focused on the cool aspect of robots. Movies like Real Steel and Wall-E are fun to watch but they present a view of robots to people far away from being true.

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Adeniji Kayode   12/18/2012 12:41:20 AM
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Robots will cut through most of the production lines but not all the professions

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Ariella   12/17/2012 8:51:31 AM
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@flyingscot Yes, for many businesses, it is not worth the investment in robot technology, but you may be surprised at the inroads robots have made. One of the ways in which they are used is quality assurance of human comfor. Ford, for example, uses a robotic arm called RUTH to help engineers get precise feedback about car interior design.  

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FLYINGSCOT   12/16/2012 1:52:54 PM
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Remember robots can only do a small portion of the tasks that humans can do and are very expensive to purchase and maintain.  Therefore I believe humans will be employed for some time to come.

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SP   12/16/2012 12:17:11 PM
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In countries with huge population, the robots will never find their place so easily as the cost of getting and replacing humans would be much easier. But in Western countries where population is less and minimum wages are high, its difficult to get human labor, robots will have a upper hand in employment and governments do have to have a clear employment plan.

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Nemos   12/16/2012 12:05:57 PM
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Exactly, that why robo workers will make their presence increasingly often in the factories , that's why the governments must have a clear plan about the employment matter we will face in the future. 

 

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