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Futurist Agrees With Star Trek: DS9 On Job Destruction

There are 1 comment on the Science Fiction in the News story from Mar 5, 2012, titled Futurist Agrees With Star Trek: DS9 On Job Destruction. In it, Science Fiction in the News reports that:

Futurist Thomas Frey recently predicted that more than two billion jobs would disappear by 2030, inviting us to imagine the social disruption that would ensue.

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Since: Mar 12

Southfield, MI

#1 Mar 22, 2012
Why shouldn't the aim of an advanced society be full unemployment, rather than full employment? Automation of every mind numbing task imaginable might free up the human potential and creativity, to the extent that we really can achieve what has until now, been confined to the realms of scifi?

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