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[VR-Z] Foxconn robots have made their way to the factories

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Foxconn revealed awhile back that it will begin replacing its human employees with robots, but it was not until recently that the robotic arms and legs, amounting in several thousands, began making their ways to the factories.

http://vr-zone.com/articles/foxconn-to-install-10-000-foxbots-to-replace-thousands-of-workers/17903.html
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Incoming thread:Foxconn robot kills several workers in riot


At least it's better than abusing workers..
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post #3 of 42
@ source pic... She looks sad... Can't help but feel bad knowing about the hardships this will cause. I know its a part of modernization and all, but its still sad to see so many people about to lose their incomes, that are desperately needed.
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Story you hate to see but are never surprised.
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post #5 of 42
Have everyone who worked for Foxconn work at the robot factory? thumb.gif
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post #6 of 42
I'm counting on Apple to drop support for Foxconn over this. If they do so, they'd honestly gain some respect in my book. I don't have my hopes up though.

I'm also implying, of course, that Samsung should do the same.
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post #7 of 42
So? Many did this long time ago.
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post #8 of 42
"Within three years, the number of robots will increase to 1 million"

That's just... awe inspiring.
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post #9 of 42
WOW! They employ 1.2 million people right now.

And to think, most large US corporations employ around 10,000.
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post #10 of 42
This is quite sad. All those workers who have dedicated all their life will now be without a job. I hope foxconn burns to the ground.
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