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Subject:  Re: Middle Class[Income] Jobs ain't Coming Back? Date:  1/23/2013  6:00 PM
Author:  CCinOC Number:  667983 of 876091

How many people's jobs are you now doing? Twenty years ago, how many people would it take and how long to do what you now do from your desk in half an hour?

Technology has made the lending business less--not more--efficient.

Now, clerical drones scroll through PDF files and constantly miss things that are right before their eyes. With paper, it was far less likely they would overlook something, not that it didn't happen at all.

I could cite many more examples, but it's boring.
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