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post #61 of 145
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Originally Posted by qwertymac93 View Post
Boo hoo the workers.
I want cheaper Iphones.

On a more serious note, Factory jobs are beneath humans. These workers need jobs worth their time.
Thats why the economy sucks in america, the factory work left.

There are no jobs worth our time.. there never were.
post #62 of 145
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Originally Posted by Flying Donkey View Post
So 1,200,000 workers will lose their jobs...
That would be like 47 workers out of work here, per capita.

Besides, with a million robots, there will be lots of downtime, especially if the same care and quality is built into those robots that we have come to expect from Chinese merchandise. They will end up with three workers for each robot, just to keep things going.

We could have the same thing here, you know, like companies and manufacturing, but we jumped that shark decades ago, when we allowed the elites to sell out for fast cash...
post #63 of 145
Ugh. When will people understand... the less money people have the less products will be purchased! whether it is someone in china or the US, if we keep losing jobs in favor of lowering the cost of business, sooner or later there will be no more business because nobody has the money to support it!!
post #64 of 145
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Currently, Foxconn uses just 10,000 robots, or one for every 120 workers, in its facilities. Next year, that number will jump to 300,000 (one for every four workers). It's OK, though: Gou announced the bad news to his employees -- that the robots will be coming for their jobs -- at a dance party organized for the Foxconn team, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
LoL
post #65 of 145
Who's Employee[Robot] of the month?
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post #66 of 145
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Gou announced the bad news to his employees -- that the robots will be coming for their jobs -- at a dance party organized for the Foxconn team
Ok ok, party´s over.

That´s a low blow

What about a glitch that took out all of the robots, something like industrial sabotage , companies hacking others workforces.
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post #67 of 145
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Gou announced the bad news to his employees -- that the robots will be coming for their jobs -- at a dance party organized for the Foxconn team
Next year's dance party features dancing robots since there will be no human workers there.

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Originally Posted by Smoblikat View Post
Well this is the beginning of the end. Robots take our jobs, and if you think "But that means there will be more jobs to create and maintain the robots" well thats bad in two ways:
1.) Eventually robots will fix and make robots.
2.) That means that eventually every job that can be done by robots will be done by robots and every other job will involve fixing robots, personally i hate robots and think that people get too obsesseed with tech and computers and it WILL take over the world, maybe not physically but psychologically is is/will.
I think you've mistaken OCN for www.FailConspiracyTheories.com, here we embrace technology rather than ignorantly deny it.
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China the next super power!!
post #69 of 145
I will surely not support this new kind of coorporate slavery model.
http://www.cultofmac.com/44645/foxco...k-and-slavery/

Iphone and apple are off my list now as well.
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China the next super power!!
HORY ****!
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