[ExI] Middle Class Doomed?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Sep 30 14:25:44 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 03:18:22PM +0100, BillK wrote:

> Computers are going to be taking over a lot more jobs as their
> intelligence increases.

Moore is slowing down (3 years doubling instead of 18 months
by end of this year, according to AMD), and anything not
involving networked bit-twiddling will need continuing
supply of cheap energy and materials, some of them scarce.

It would be interesting to see how e.g. agribots fare against
a lower-tech solution, in a depleted world.

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