Technological unemployment: charts prove that robots are taking over the workforce in China
Grant J. Kidney — The year is 2012, and already signs of a fully automated workplace are emerging in places such as China.
Imagine a day when the entire work force is replaced by advanced machinery. This notion is often referred to as ‘technological unemployment’- and the days of such are quickly approaching human industrial civilization.
The issue of technological unemployment dovetails conveniently with the hypothetical end of the driving capitalist model installed globally over the lives of all people. For, if robots were to replace the entire workforce, how could folks afford the goods produced by the machines since everyone would be out of a job?
Check out these fascinating charts which project the seeming end of manual labor in China.