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(The New York Times)   In 20.141 years, 46.874% of jobs that humans exist today will improve greatly to your AI overlords. STERILIZE. STERILIZE   ( nytimes.com) divider line
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2017-12-11 01:50:42 PM  
I have no greater fear than a world where computers can shiatpost better than me.
 
2017-12-11 02:35:25 PM  

Mike_LowELL: I have no greater fear than a world where computers can shiatpost better than me.

too late

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2017-12-11 03:28:27 PM  

Munden: i.imgur.com


oh christ
 
2017-12-11 04:09:11 PM  
As long as some of those machines can bring me applesauce and put Matlock on, I''be fine.
 
2017-12-11 04:23:06 PM  
El-P - Stepfather Factory
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2017-12-11 04:27:29 PM  
Obvious answer: get a job making or selling robots

A quick look at predictions from the 80s and 90s should give you a good idea of how accurate these predictions are likely to be.
 
2017-12-11 04:29:18 PM  
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2017-12-11 04:32:15 PM  
Scary NES Commercial
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YOU, CANNOT BEAT US!!!
 
2017-12-11 04:47:13 PM  
What the fark is the headline trying to say?  Is the nonsensical sentence structure a reference to something?
 
2017-12-11 04:49:22 PM  
Jobs that humans exist today.  Improve to your overlords.  People called Romanes.  They go, the house.
 
2017-12-11 04:56:14 PM  
Can't we cut out the middleman and just replace 46.874% of humans that exist today with robots?
 
2017-12-11 04:58:54 PM  
I deliver artisanal, handcrafted frustration to our customers when they call. No machine can replicate the experience of genuine, human apathy. You have to be able to care in order for not caring to have an effect.
 
2017-12-11 06:05:13 PM  

Uzzah: Can't we cut out the middleman and just replace 46.874% of humans that exist today with robots?


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/WE'RE BONED!
//so to speak
 
2017-12-11 06:50:33 PM  
Will they protect us from the terrible secret of space?
 
2017-12-11 08:01:37 PM  
I have decided not to click the link so I may preserve the purity of the headline in all its almost-sensical glory.
 
2017-12-11 08:07:03 PM  
I can't wait for legit AI. I'd like a friend or two.
 
2017-12-11 08:50:26 PM  
...of jobs that humans exist today will improve greatly to your AI overlords..

What kind of stroke causes this kind of sentence?
 
2017-12-11 08:57:02 PM  

Cuyose: ...of jobs that humans exist today will improve greatly to your AI overlords..

What kind of stroke causes this kind of sentence?


It looks like the kind of sentence that you might get if you repeatedly press the middle button on your phone's "predictive text" bar.
 
2017-12-11 09:06:11 PM  

Cuyose: ...of jobs that humans exist today will improve greatly to your AI overlords..

What kind of stroke causes this kind of sentence?


For fun, I used to run text through google translate english > chinese > german > french > english. This headline reminds me of that.
 
2017-12-11 09:27:40 PM  
90% of my job is software error or incompatibility. I'll fix your robots, for a price.

/haven't we read this article several times but in different forms?
 
2017-12-11 09:36:37 PM  

Cry Hentai And Release The Tentacles of War!: I deliver artisanal, handcrafted frustration to our customers when they call. No machine can replicate the experience of genuine, human apathy. You have to be able to care in order for not caring to have an effect.


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2017-12-11 09:47:34 PM  
Can't happen soon enough.    The concept that humans should be wage slaves to make a narrow subset incredibly wealthy should have died off already.   I suspect it will not go peacefully.
 
2017-12-11 10:14:14 PM  
Looking forward to automated farms and automated factories providing us with everything we could ever need. I sure hope the ruling class doesn't expect us to pay for those goods, because, you know, no jobs.

That's not even satire. I hope this happens. And I hope the ruling classes find a way to slide into this new arrangement gracefully. Because the alternative is armed uprising. People gotta eat.
 
2017-12-12 06:18:20 AM  

Riph: I hope the ruling classes find a way to slide into this new arrangement gracefully. Because the alternative is armed uprising. People gotta eat.


One of the things robots will be much better at than people is warfare.

Drones are already scary-good right now and a hell of a lot of money is going into improving them. Give it a couple more decades and for the first time in history the ruling classes will be completely safe from the 99%.

The wealthy will not need us and will have nothing to fear from us.
 
2017-12-12 08:09:19 AM  

Gunther: Riph: I hope the ruling classes find a way to slide into this new arrangement gracefully. Because the alternative is armed uprising. People gotta eat.

One of the things robots will be much better at than people is warfare.

Drones are already scary-good right now and a hell of a lot of money is going into improving them. Give it a couple more decades and for the first time in history the ruling classes will be completely safe from the 99%.

The wealthy will not need us and will have nothing to fear from us.


The only way the wealthy won't need us is if automation and healthcare technology make money unnecessary such that they don't need a massive consumer base to spend and float their lifestyles.

If that happens, it's highly unlikely they will be able to keep the technology a secret such that we couldn't just implement it ourselves to an effective degree after they've retreated to their enclave.  Elysium was either unrealistic in this regard, or it represented a transitional state where there was still economic reliance on the masses and thus the notion of only giving the tech to people who could "pay for" it still made sense.
 
2017-12-12 08:38:17 AM  
Robots in factories were supposed to replace us all back in the 80s and 90s.
How many years (decades?) have robots been going to take away fast food jobs? They haven't even replaced order takers yet. Yeah yeah "its coming". We hear that every year.
I've be in IT for 15+ years and to this day I still see windows XP in use with major corporations and organizations.
Elon Musk asks why he needs an admin assistance and challenges his wife if he needs her and he is going to lecture us on AIs replacing jobs? Assholes are already doing that.

I have no fear that AI will come and steal all our jobs.
AI will kill jobs that make decisions. "What is the cheapest airline price"
It will not kill jobs that need to make a judgement. "How can I find obscure legal precedence for my client as a lawyer."

Those with minimum skills will be hurt the most but that has always been a fact. Nothing new now.
 
2017-12-12 11:47:10 AM  
It's coming:
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eventually
 
2017-12-12 12:12:33 PM  
OK, AI, but at least i have chicken.
 
2017-12-12 01:06:59 PM  
Weird AI will kill it's creators itself
 
2017-12-12 04:39:35 PM  
Vaginosilicosis:

What year do you live in?   Robots have largely replaced American workers in factories, manufacturing output is at its highest level ever yet hardly anyone is still working in a factory.

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And order takers are being replaced, as are cashiers.
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 The push for minimum wage hikes has been the catalyst that spurred a lot of these places to make the jump to machines.   It was coming anyway, but they wanted the plebes to get blamed for it by being so "greedy".


How many actual fast food joints have automated order takers and replaced their cashiers? I have only been in one that had any automated order taking and they still had staff available to take orders. They have been talking about this for years.

Yes grocery stores have self check out... and still have plenty of clerks to ring you up.

200k jobs make cars. 500k jobs make parts. Manufacturing is still there
Largely replaced auto factory jobs yes. It has taken 30 years to get to largely replaced, not completely.

My point is this "AI is going to steal our jerbs!" is not going to happen quickly. For those that want to adapt, there will be plenty of time. For those that feel their grandpappy built cars and mined coal and its good enough for them, well they can live by their choices.
 
2017-12-12 11:53:11 PM  

Vaginosilicosis: AlanMooresBeard: For those that want to adapt, there will be plenty of time.

Adapt how?    What jobs do you imagine that will employ the bulk of humanity are going to be non automated?


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