Technology Assessment

Unemployment thought japanese used lights out

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Unformatted text preview: e and they’ll handle it themselves (boundary work) Really should’ve been others there present with them. Social and Economic Impact: Classic Debates: Technological Optimists vs. Technological Pessimists: Starvation Geometric population growth inevitably outstrips linear growth in agricultural production To contrary though, technology has so far increased productivity ahead of population Hunger today is generally from political or economic causes, not a lack of actual food. Unemployment THOUGHT: Japanese used lights out factories to foreshadow the day when technology will put us all out of work Advanced manufacturing (fusion of manufacturing and software will probably be highly automated BUT ACTUALLY: Economic expansion induced by innovation will absorb the unemployment creat...
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