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Computer Job Displacement „New ideas go through three stages. 1. It's impossible – don't waste my time! 2. It's possible but not worth doing. 3. I always said that it was a good idea." Science-fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke We are masters of our own fate… we invented it…we have to live with it…we have to adjust our lives to it…so what is there to do? What do you do after you created a computer industry witch has a wide range of activities based on the manufacture and use of computers to satisfy your business or personal needs? To my mind we have to deal with it; the ideal situation would be that this system- the system we invented at first only for a bit of help, but which has now come to replace our actual work- wouldn't be able to "work" without us, without human "touch". It should probably be a satisfactory combination of duty and pleasure: the duty you have towards the place where you work, and the pleasure consisting in having your work done easier with the help of your "friend" technology- the computer. At first sight it's all incredibly simple, come to think of it the computer can't start by itself as it has to be turned on by "someone". So computers need us in order to work. But if you really take it piece by piece it's not at all like that. Our entire lives are linked in some way or another to a computer, not to say our
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course ENGLISH 1301 taught by Professor Hunter during the Fall '11 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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