Al LeBlanc's Blog – March 2015 Archive (1)

#Cyberpeacefare #Work #Bertrand Russell

"Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth"s surface relatively to other such matter; second, telling other people to do so. The first kind is unpleasant and ill paid; the second is pleasant and highly paid."  Bertrand Russell

(Seems to me automation/robotics is fast substituting for the first kind of work; hopefully humans will be telling robots what to do ?  Al )

Added by Al LeBlanc on March 26, 2015 at 10:21am — 4 Comments

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