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    Low skill jobs that will be eliminated in the future world

    What will happen to people will low skills in the future? All these low skill jobs are going to disappear... No more taxi cab drivers or Uber people... Driverless cars are going to start to dominate America in the near future. Even light-rail use will fade, as summoning a Google car will be much more convenient and efficient then the archaic rail travel.

    Fast food will be all automated through machines. We'll no longer have burger flippers. We might not even have people taking orders. It will be a machine you talk into.

    Retail checkout people will further be cut as more people prefer self check out.

    What other jobs wont we see in the future?

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    Perhaps the meteor will have impacted our planet before it gets to that point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    Perhaps the meteor will have impacted our planet before it gets to that point.
    I think the likelihood of humans nuking the planet is closer to happening. I'll make a bet with you and you can pay up in the next dimension.
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    Hopefully self-assembling burritos will eliminate the need to employ germ-bearing critters at Chipotle et. al.
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    If you've been to a Jack in the box or Carls Jr. in a major city recently, they are already supplementing their cashiers with automated pos's (point of sale). So that road is already being driven down and is just a matter of time. I feel the prep of the food will take alot longer to automate since so many of these places allow substitutions and variances in your order (i mean they never get it right anyways, but hey). Once they perfect autonomous cars, taxi/bus drivers will go the way of the dodo. Limo drivers will still have a place because part of their services is customer interaction with the driver. Cashiers at places like walmart will go by the wayside.

    The bottom line is while they present higher up front cost, machines dont require sick days, personal days, health insurance, maternity leave.....etc... And they dont shoot the place up for being fired. Its a win win.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AC/BC View Post
    What will happen to people will low skills in the future?
    Maybe they'll go to classes and learn how to repair/maintain broken automated checkout machines and broken self-driving cars.
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    I think this thread and the weed thread should be merged ^^

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    Porn "stars" will be put out of business. It'll all be computer animation. All the women will have huge ***** and the men will have gigantic *****.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    All the women will have huge ***** and the men will have gigantic *****.
    And vice-versa!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    Porn "stars" will be put out of business. It'll all be computer animation. All the women will have huge ***** and the men will have gigantic *****.
    But there will always be a need for hookers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    But there will always be a need for hookers.
    Yes, as they're highly skilled, at least the good ones are.

    OTOH, I could see this job being taken over by machines.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the one ring View Post
    And vice-versa!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    But there will always be a need for hookers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornfield View Post
    Yes, as they're highly skilled, at least the good ones are.

    OTOH, I could see this job being taken over by machines.

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    What the? ^
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    Quote Originally Posted by aerius View Post
    About the price of a good mountain bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    What the? ^
    Something for everyone, as my good buddy net just said.

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    Intelligence is now the easiest thing for computers to replace.

    If a machine can do it cheaper, faster, and more reliably, what CEO would say no?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    Intelligence is now the easiest thing for computers to replace.

    If a machine can do it cheaper, faster, and more reliably, what CEO would say no?
    Depends on how you define intelligence, though much of the cognitive neuroscience community would disagree with this. Intelligence (i.e., learning and flexible application of knowledge) is actually the hardest thing to replace - by a lot.

    Though the second statement is absolutely correct.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornfield View Post
    Yes, as they're highly skilled, at least the good ones are.

    OTOH, I could see this job being taken over by machines.
    Try a blow up doll sometime. I hear that they never say "no".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    Try a blow up doll sometime. In my experience they never say "no".
    Fixed that for you.
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    Wait until an Autonomous vehicle kills a pedestrian or cyclist....GAME OVER.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 007 View Post
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    A good video

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    A good video

    Judy, check the link in post #20 of this thread.

    And then read my reply in post #26.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cayenne_Pepa View Post
    Wait until an Autonomous vehicle kills a pedestrian or cyclist....GAME OVER.
    Depends on whether or not the pedestrian/cyclist was obeying traffic laws . . . thus far, the majority of accidents that the driverless vehicles have been involved in have been the result of human error (i.e., other drivers).

    As an aside, there's an interesting debate ensuing in the ethical world: should driverless cars be programmed to "sacrifice" their passengers or pedestrians/cyclists/animals if faced with a choice. In other words, if the car has to decide between plowing over a child in the road or driving off a cliff and killing its passengers but saving the child, what should it be programmed to do?
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    Autonomous vehicles are not going to be a significant source of collisions. In fact, they will reduce incidents by avoiding collisions with attention deficit drivers. These vehicles will have 360º vision, will make better emergency maneuver choices, and will do it a lot faster than we can. When our great grandchildren hear Red Barchetta on their cranial transmitters, they will think rock bands of this era had future vision.
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    Quote Originally Posted by the one ring View Post
    Yes it does, I dug a ditch today, the air conditioning in the excavator I was using was kinda too cold, and while I wasn't getting paid like a ditch digger in New York ($107 per hour) I was getting paid pretty well....

    But ultimately, none of us are safe, mouse fondling jobs are some of the easiest to export to other countries, and as GPS becomes more integrated into machinery, dirt working becomes less and less user involved/dependant, I ain't scared, adaptability/motivation is the new college degree.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 007 View Post
    In other words, if the car has to decide between plowing over a child in the road or driving off a cliff and killing its passengers but saving the child, what should it be programmed to do?
    Save the person that is more valuable to society, an adult that is motivated and skilled is more valuable to society than a child that may become motivated and skilled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 007 View Post
    Depends on whether or not the pedestrian/cyclist was obeying traffic laws . . . thus far, the majority of accidents that the driverless vehicles have been involved in have been the result of human error (i.e., other drivers).

    As an aside, there's an interesting debate ensuing in the ethical world: should driverless cars be programmed to "sacrifice" their passengers or pedestrians/cyclists/animals if faced with a choice. In other words, if the car has to decide between plowing over a child in the road or driving off a cliff and killing its passengers but saving the child, what should it be programmed to do?
    Easy, just kill everybody.

    There's likely going to have to be a shift in how we, as a society, view things like working and "making a living" with a rising population and fewer jobs. The more things become automated, it seems the more likely that eventually there will not be enough jobs for those who want them. That may already be the case in some instances.
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    Quote Originally Posted by the one ring View Post
    Uhhhhh, Lacey Underall!

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    Quote Originally Posted by aerius View Post
    Or, https://www.realdull.com/.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    Judy, check the link in post #20 of this thread.

    And then read my reply in post #26.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jackbombay View Post
    Yes it does, I dug a ditch today, the air conditioning in the excavator I was using was kinda too cold, and while I wasn't getting paid like a ditch digger in New York ($107 per hour) I was getting paid pretty well....
    I think the ditch digging comment was more directed at manual labor with pick axe and a shovel. Not a skilled heavy equipment operator. Although with technology moving at the speed that it is they may be replaced by a computerized machine some day as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by targnik View Post
    I think this thread and the weed thread should be merged ^^

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fuzzle View Post
    Respect my thread.
    I think he was referring to the original weed thread. Not your migraine thread, I think.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    I'm not gonna click on the thread but fyi, links to porn is a bannable offense if somebody notices it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    Jimmy Christmas. That's some stupid ****. Anyone willing to get it on with a deluxe half torso needs a therapist not a $300 f*ckable piece of rubber.
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    This is all Opti's fault, lol!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    I'm not gonna click on the thread but fyi, links to porn is a bannable offense if somebody notices it...
    How did you know what it was without clicking on it?

    BTW Finch, do you own one of those?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    I think the ditch digging comment was more directed at manual labor with pick axe and a shovel. Not a skilled heavy equipment operator. Although with technology moving at the speed that it is they may be replaced by a computerized machine some day as well.
    Negatory good buddy. It was just an excuse to post something Lacey and not drift too far off thread topic.
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    From some of the moronic videos I have come across on YouTube there will be an over abundance of stupid people that are qualified to do those unskilled labor jobs because they don't have the intelligence to do skilled jobs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    I'm heading down to Petco first thing in the morning for a fishbowl to keep my brain alive in since I won't be needing my body anymore after watching this video.
    I hope you didn't waste you time at at Petco. All those fishbowls will be way bigger then you need.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NDD View Post
    Jimmy Christmas. That's some stupid ****. Anyone willing to get it on with a deluxe half torso needs a therapist not a $300 f*ckable piece of rubber.
    I hope you can get your money back.
    A little pain never hurt anyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornfield View Post
    This is all Opti's fault, lol!
    Me?????? What did I do?? I'm just sitting here, minding my own business.

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