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Title What is the impact of automation? [electronic resource] / Roman Espejo, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 116 p. ; 24 cm.
Series At issue. Technology
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-111) and index.
Contents What is automation? / Thomas B. Sheridan -- Automation contributes to problems of abundance and scarcity / Jim Pinto -- Automation signals the robotics revolution / Marshall Brain -- Expanding automation benefits the economy / Donald A. Vincent -- Automation and advancing technologies threaten labor / Dan Jacoby -- Automation threatens manufacturing jobs more than outsourcing / Wes Iversen -- Automation benefits agriculture / John K. Schueller -- Traditional farming should not be overlooked / John Ikerd -- Health care management can benefit from automation / Avi Hoffer -- Health care management may not benefit from automation / Barry Chaiken -- Smart homes can assist the lives of the elderly / Institute for the future -- Smart homes should help the elderly be mentally and physically active / Stephen S. Intille -- Organizations to contact.
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Subject Automation -- Economic aspects.
Automation -- Social aspects.
Added Author Espejo, Roman, 1977-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737739442 (hardcover)
0737739444 (hardcover)
9780737739459 (pbk.)
0737739452 (pbk.)
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