"as automation increases, proportionally more and more labor will be in maintaining machines"
what we thought that meant: more skilled mechanic jobs
what that actually meant: come home from work figuring out why the ci system didnt run again, only to have to figure out why the roomba didnt run again
@chr The real danger of automation is that we might make reliable machinery and no longer need to reboot the servers.
@chr and, because capitalism, humans are just a resource, and we don't have to make systems and machines usable.
Instead of usable systems, we can just add more humans that tries to figure them out. It's usually cheaper anyway.
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