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Something I've never seen put together, but which I'm sure someone somewhere must've already noted:

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Mar 25
Subjects: automation, economics

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And the editors unemployed due to Autoincorrect!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Oct 7
Subjects: automation

Think of all the tellers put out of work by ATMs!

Think of all the postal carriers unemployed because of email!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Oct 7
Subjects: automation

Big Brother grabbed a reporter's car in Stranger in a Strange Land. Hardly a new concern. Same techniques, different mode.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 May 29
Subjects: automation, transport

Drunken Robot Pornography
Better than Drunk RoboCallers
— Bigby's Rodeo Hands

When we get to drunken porno robo-callers, we may have something....

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Feb 21
Subjects: alcohol, automation, robot

Monday, Google announced that it is purchasing Nest Labs, which makes Internet-connected home devices like a thermostat and smoke alarm, for $3.2 billion in cash. -NY Times via Drudge

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Jan 14
Subjects: automation, evil, future, home
Modular Robotized Everything
Hoping the inevitable changes are for the better.
Photo by Others, Remix added on 2013 Jun 27
Subjects: transport, future, robot, automation
Modular Compartments
Party Bus!
Photo by Others, Remix added on 2013 Jun 23
Subjects: transport, future, automation
The Mesh
Linux detected. Use alternate route.
Photo by Others, Remix added on 2013 Jun 15
Subjects: transport, future, automation
Getting Away From Everywhere
Gee, Dad, we were just sight-seeing.
Photo by Others, Remix added on 2013 Jun 14
Subjects: transport, future, automation, sex
Dividing Highway
Screeching off in a huff will go the way of slamming down the receiver.
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Radical Incline

Eek! Robots are replacing humanity!

Video, Remix added on 2012 Oct 13
Subjects: Barack Obama, automation, Luddite, Star Trek, parody, business
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Radd Dadd: Automatic
A programmer in a former life.
Robbie the Robot
Transport Future

As robots grow more autonomous, society needs to develop rules to manage them.

Video by Others added on 2012 Jun 17
Subjects: robot, digital future, automation
light monorail car
Transport Future

Big Brother will be watching where you go.

Text added on 2012 Apr 19
Subjects: automation, automobile, Big Brother, digital future
Transport Future

This is why we have voice-controlled automobiles today!

Anthropomorphic vehicle
Transport Future

Without the right moral orientation, the automated car will be as much a tool of tyranny as the mass media have become a tool for propaganda.

Text added on 2011 Jun 10
Subjects: automation, liberty, social contract
USAToday.DriveOn • Mon 2010 Oct 4, 10:33pm

So the manned helicopter crashes but the driverless Audi went through its paces just fine and wasn't involved in the mishap? Hmm. So maybe robots really are taking over the world. They certainly seem to work better sometimes....