Originally Posted by werepossum
Probably, but $10/hour screwdriver plant jobs are better than no jobs.
Chuck Harder used to say the factory of the future will have two employees, a man and a dog. The man's job is to feed the dog, and the dog's job is to keep the man from touching anything. Still, this is progress, how a society gains wealth. Outsourcing these jobs (no matter how they are done) is how a society loses wealth.
thats called "the end of work". some dude wrote a book about it. the problem is no one anticipated that it would result in the enormous hoarding of wealth by a few and the destruction of the middle and lower classes