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Subject:  Re: OT: Man in the White Suit Date:  2/10/2009  9:53 PM
Author:  theHedgehog Number:  25934 of 35573

Until somebody can say what the new jobs are going to be with believable numbers, not wishful thinking, economic "laws," or hype, I won't believe in them.

You won't need to believe them. Each improvement in technology commoditizes someone's position. For example: During the 70s through the 90s a career in airline reservations systems programming was extremely lucrative because it was all in assembly language. Now there are macros, higher level languages and databases that weren't available back then, and it's mostly just another boring programming job in a fabric box. Each new industrial robot design destroys hundreds (thousands?) of assembly line jobs.

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