23 December 2016
Surfing Automation: Staying Relevant while Riding the Digital Shockwaves
Automation has always been viewed with mixed feelings: awe and anticipation, as well as distrust and fear. From the Gutenberg press to the invention of the power loom, the replacement of human labor with machinery has, throughout history, provoked many a cry of protest.
Perhaps most famous was the Luddite movement. Born in 1812 and named after the supposed story of Ned Ludd, a young weaver who smashed two stocking frames, the group felt…
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